PASS Congratulates Ali Bahrami, New FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety

WASHINGTON – The Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS) issued the following statement welcoming Ali Bahrami to his new position as Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

“PASS congratulates Associate Administrator Bahrami in his new position at the FAA, overseeing the largest, safest and most complex aviation system in the world. His hands-on experience at the FAA, his skills as an engineer and his work within the industry make him uniquely suited to carry out this critical mission of aviation safety.

"The FAA employees represented by PASS are dedicated and expertly trained professionals who come to work every day committed to securing the National Airspace System.

"We look forward to working closely with Associate Administrator Bahrami to continue modernizing the system and keeping our safety record unparalleled around the globe.”

For more information, contact: Liz Doherty Communications Director, (202) 293-7277


Since 1977, PASS has represented more than 11,000 employees of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Defense who install, maintain, support and certify air traffic control and national defense equipment; inspect and oversee the commercial and general aviation industries; develop flight procedures and perform quality analyses of the aviation systems. For more information, visit

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