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Questions raised over Shuster and fate of his embattled FAA bill

Now that he’s clinched a narrow victory in his Pennsylvania primary, it’s back to business for House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster — except nobody’s quite … More ››

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AIRR still under consideration for FAA rejig

After the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016 by the U.S. Senate, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster said lawmakers are … More ››

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A4A chief urges action on AIRR legislation

A US airline industry boss has urged legislators to take swift action on transforming the US Air Traffic Organization. Nicholas Calio, president and CEO of … More ››

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AIRR Apparent

After telegraphing their intent to do so for the past half year, the United States’s House transportation committee chair Bill Shuster and aviation subcommittee chair … More ››

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US transport chief to table radical ATC overhaul

Legislation will be tabled today that could revolutionise US air traffic control. Sources close to Republican politician Bill Shuster – the House transportation chairman who … More ››

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General aviation wary of foreign models for FAA

Fifteen general aviation groups are raising concerns about proposed changes to US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding and the air traffic control system. In a … More ››

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Shooting for the Moon?

Bob Poole asks whether the United States Congress will finally enact ATC corporatisation? Early this summer, the US aviation community was poised to review ATC … More ››

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NATCA calls for action on controller staffing

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) is calling for a congressional hearing over what it claims is a chronic understaffing of air traffic control … More ››

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US tables bill to privatise air traffic control

The chairman of a powerful US congressional transport committee has formally announced his intention to separate air traffic control services from the Federal Aviation Administration … More ››

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Airlines urge FAA funding, governance overhaul

A US airlines chief is pushing for ‘transformational’ change in the next round of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorisation, including speeding efforts to modernise the … More ››

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