About Michael Whitaker
Mike Whitaker advises companies on issues relating to aviation, drones, and airspace. A private pilot, he has a unique combination of industry and government experience. He was the Deputy Administrator and Chief NextGen Officer of the Federal Aviation Administration from 2013-2016. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior executive positions in the industry including Senior Vice President at United Airlines and Group CEO of InterGlobe, which operates India’s largest and most successful airline, IndiGo.
As a seasoned aviation executive with business, government, international, and legal expertise, Mike Whitaker has become a sought-after commentator and expert analyst on major networks, and at conferences and events around the globe. He brings a unique perspective to the current aerospace topics and issues due to his wide ranging expertise.
Listed to the right are some of the significant networks and conferences Mike has presented at.
ICAO General Assembly
IATA Annual General Meeting
CFS 2016: FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Whitaker
Michael Whitaker, FAA Deputy Administrator, talks about NextGen
Aero-TV: AEA 2015 Opening Address - FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Whitaker
FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Whitaker flies with AOPA Editor in Chief Tom Haines to see Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast traffic and weather information displayed inside the cockpit of a Bonanza, and explains why pilots should equip with the technology.
FAA Deputy Administrator, Michael G. Whitaker, speaks at the closing ceremony of ALPA's 59th annual Air Safety Forum.
AVIATION 2014 - NextGen Implementation Challenges and Opportunities in an International Context
expertise in Airline and Aerospace Consulting
In a career spanning over 30 years, Mike has worked in government and companies large and small, doing business in over 40 countries. He brings a valuable and praised perspective to the many areas of the aviation and aerospace fields including those listed to the right.