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President Trump issues new call to spin off ATC

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 … More ››

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Trump Administration targets ATC once again through planned federal government overhaul

President’s Trump Administration is to revisit efforts to spin off air traffic control services from the US Federal Aviation Administration as part of a larger … More ››

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Chao vows efforts on ATC reform are not over

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 … More ››

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Shuster gives up on US ATC spin-off

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 … More ››

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Capitol Measures

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 … More ››

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Shuster intent on US spinoff legislation

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 … More ››

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FAA Reform Bid To Continue

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 … More ››

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Disaster relief spat reduces US air traffic control’s funding to fresh game of ‘political chicken’

US legislators have failed to extend Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding beyond October due to an unrelated fight over disaster-relief funding. Congress had voted 245-171 on … More ››

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Congress to vote on ATC overhaul next month?

Congress will likely vote on a plan to separate US air traffic control from the federal government in early October, according to the pro-spinoff political chief who … More ››

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ATO spin-off allows for future remote technology

A revamped Air Traffic Organization would have both the resources and the incentive to embrace the safer and more cost-beneficial use of remote tower technology, … More ››

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