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GAMA Applauds Confirmation of U.S. Ambassador Sullenberger

GAMA NEWS 21-48 For Immediate Release: Dec 3, 2021

Dec 3, 2021
Contact: Andre Castro


GAMA Applauds Confirmation of U.S. Ambassador Sullenberger

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of C. B. “Sully” Sullenberger III to be the U.S. representative on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, released the following statement regarding the confirmation of U.S. Ambassador Sullenberger:

“GAMA congratulates U.S. Ambassador Sullenberger on his confirmation. ICAO plays an essential role in advancing international aviation safety and cooperation, environmental sustainability and global interoperability of aviation products that will shape the future of the industry. As a military and civil aviator, Ambassador Sullenberger has decades of experience with aerospace technological innovation and knows the vital role these advancements play in making global aviation safer as well as aircraft and airspace operations more efficient. We are confident that Ambassador Sullenberger will be a very effective representative on these critical issues and will be a strong addition to ICAO.”




GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA's members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA's website at


Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.