The Regional Airline Association, an industry trade organization representing 28 North American regional airlines and 150 associate members, has announced the appointment of Faye Malarkey Black as president. Ms. Black has served as the RAA's interim president since February 2015. While serving as interim president, Ms. Black dedicated additional resources to the sharing of safety information and pursuit of best practices and prioritized a new, collaborative approach to attracting the next generation of aviation professionals.

With over two decades experience in policy, strategic leadership, and management, Ms. Black has served the RAA since 1998 and was formerly senior vice president, Government Affairs.