Will To Change

June 8, 2017 0

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the Federal Aviation Administration is a welcome development. It is not […]


US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

June 7, 2017 0

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to ensure long-term stability of ATC operations and the future of NextGen […]


White House endorses US ATC spin-off

June 5, 2017 0

US President Trump today advanced his administration’s plan to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control system, spinning it off from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a nonprofit corporation. Read More About Plans to Corporatise US ATC […]


White House calls for ATO spin off by 2021

May 24, 2017 0

The budgetary blueprint for the United States has placed ATC reform at the top of the agenda for the new administration. The White House’s fiscal year 2018 budget features proposals for a non-profit, independent corporation […]


FAA reform remains T&I committee focus

May 16, 2017 0

The United States’ House transportation and infrastructure committee is preparing to meet tomorrow (Wednesday, May 17) for a full committee hearing on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reform, and in particular the management of air traffic […]


Warranted Surveillance?

May 8, 2017 1

Dorothy Robyn and Kevin Neels present an economic perspective on space-based ADS-B technology. The decision earlier this year by aviation authorities to abandon the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 came just days after a […]

Business Aviation

US bizav state case opposing ATO spin-off

April 18, 2017 0

US regional business aviation groups have voiced opposition to ATC privatisation as part of the new administration’s budget proposal. “Regional groups nationwide are speaking out, writing letters, holding meetings, hosting teleconferences and even getting non-aviation […]


Moving On?

March 16, 2017 0

Late last year, Air Traffic Management magazine’s industry commentator Bob Poole considered what the November 8 election results could mean for reform of US air traffic control. Election day produced the surprise result of populist Republican Donald […]


Trump releases US air traffic spin-off plan

March 16, 2017 1

US President Donald Trump has announced his intention to spin off US air traffic control within budget plans that were released on March 16. President Trump had already expressed support for changes to the government’s air traffic control system […]