OPINION: Look North

January 16, 2019 0

Spinning off America’s air traffic control system from direct government control would immunise it from the shocks caused by government shutdowns, writes Christian Britschgi of the Reason Foundation.  One feelgood story making the rounds is […]


President Trump issues new call to spin off ATC

July 9, 2018 0

The president of the United States used National Air Traffic Control Day to underline his administration’s continuing intention to spin off the Air Traffic Organisation from the Federal Aviation Administration, reviving a legislative bid that failed […]


Chao vows efforts on ATC reform are not over

June 8, 2018 0

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao insists that the fight for ATC reform is far from over, according to AIN. Reporting from a Washington Post forum Thursday, Chao was reported to have called the proposal for […]


Shuster gives up on US ATC spin-off

March 1, 2018 0

Bill Shuster, the chairman of the US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has conceded that there is insufficient support in Congress to move forward with a plan backed by President Donald Trump to spin off […]


Capitol Measures

February 13, 2018 0

US President Trump’s next budget proposal once again features language proposing shifting the air traffic control function of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to an independent, non-governmental, co-operative organisation. The White House has proposed placing […]


Shuster intent on US spinoff legislation

October 4, 2017 0

Supporters of the controversial plan to spin off US air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are planning another push for a House vote on the legislation in October. Both the United States House […]


FAA Reform Bid To Continue

October 4, 2017 0

Bill Shuster, the chairman of the US House transportation committee, insists he is sticking with his proposal to spin off air traffic control in a October 3 speech before Congress delivered. Congress just approved an […]