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Congress to vote on ATC overhaul next month?

September 14, 2017 0

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 heads the House transportation panel, according to reports. Republican Bill […]

Corporate

ATO spin-off allows for future remote technology

July 19, 2017 0

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, according to a new report from The Reason Foundation which supports […]

News

US AIRR spin-off vote faces possible delays

July 19, 2017 0

A bill to reauthorise the FAA and privatize air traffic control has been delayed in the US House of Representatives, and the bill did not appear to be scheduled for a vote during the week of […]

News

Washington incident proves need for overhaul

July 12, 2017 1

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organisation for the leading US airlines, today commended first responders for their swift action to contain the hazardous materials incident at the Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center in Leesburg, Virginia late on Monday night. The […]

News

General aviation backs Senate FAA bill

June 23, 2017 0

The US Senate released a draft FAA reauthorization bill the day after a controversial bill to continue FAA operations was introduced in the House of Representative – and unlike the proposed House bill, would keep […]

Corporate

NATCA union supports 21st century AIRR Act

June 23, 2017 0

National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has lent its support to the latest legislative attempt to spin off the Air Traffic Organization for the Federal Aviation Administration. The bill introduced by House transportation committee chairman […]

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Committee approves 21st Century AIRR Act

June 22, 2017 0

The US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved the bipartisan 21st Century AIRR Act (H.R. 2997), legislation that provides sweeping, transformational reform of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The committee approved the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, […]

Features

Fair Representation

June 12, 2017 1

The Reason Foundation’s Bob Poole assesses the White House’s ATC reform principles At a gala White House event on June 5th, the Administration made its strongest endorsement yet of converting the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization […]