WATCH WJZ @ NOON ON SATURDAY | The Army-Navy rivalry comes to Baltimore. WJZ has live pre-game ceremonies and the game.

Welcome Luncheon For New MWAA CEO

VIENNA, Va. (AP) — The new president and CEO of the authority that runs the Washington region’s two major airports will introduce himself to northern Virginia’s business community.

John Potter, who previously served 10 years as U.S. postmaster general, is the featured guest at a welcome luncheon Thursday in Tysons Corner.

Potter will lead the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which runs Washington Dulles International and Reagan National airports in northern Virginia and is overseeing a multi-billion dollar project to extend the D.C. region’s Metrorail system to Dulles.

The airports authority has come under fire over the last year because of concerns about the cost of the Metrorail extension, and the authority’s plan to pay for the project by raising fees on the Dulles Toll Road.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live