🚁✈️ “Flying to New Heights: Polly Trottenberg Takes the FAA Helm 🛫🎖️”
Grab your in-flight peanuts and buckle up, folks! Polly Trottenberg, previous NYC transportation commissioner and U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary, has landed the gig as the interim head honcho of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Will her NYC traffic management skills translate into smooth skies for the FAA? 🛩️💼
Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts because there’s a new pilot in command at the FAA – Polly Trottenberg. Known for her taxi-cab swerving expertise in the concrete jungle of NYC, she’s been bumped up from co-pilot (aka. U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary) to captain. But can this city slicker handle the turbulence in the aviation world?
Former Acting FAA administrator, Billy Nolen, is stepping down from the cockpit, making way for Trottenberg. His predecessor, Steve Dickson, parachuted out of the role back in February 2022, following two years of rocky air pockets over the Boeing 737 MAX saga. Will Trottenberg soar above the criticism that plagued Dickson, or is she in for a bumpy flight? 🤔
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg seems to think she’s got the right stuff. He’s all praise for Trottenberg, calling her a “trusted and capable leader”. But let’s face it, managing NYC’s gridlocks is one thing, navigating an organization that manages the entirety of the U.S. airspace? That’s another game altogether!
Sure, she’s got the street smarts, but has she got the sky smarts?
What will her plans be? Does she have any in-flight entertainment up her sleeve, like improvements to the FAA’s management? Or perhaps she’ll seek to calm the turbulent waters (or should we say skies?) left in the wake of the Boeing 737 MAX debacle? These are the questions circling the air control tower as we speak.
Our previous pilots had their fair share of mid-air crises, but they also had their victories. Will Trottenberg be able to steer the FAA out of the storm and into clearer skies? 🌤️✈️
Oh, and if we may ask, does anyone know her stance on in-flight snacks? Asking for a friend…🥜✈️
Let’s see if her new role will be a turbulent storm of criticism, or if she’ll fly us to a new era of FAA stability.
Time to put your tray tables up and prepare for landing, folks, we’ve reached the end of today’s news story. But before we disembark, here’s our final question – Do you think Polly Trottenberg’s experience managing NYC’s traffic will help her handle the pressures and responsibilities of the FAA?
Disclaimer: This article is purely informational and is not intended to provide any form of advice.