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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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US AIRR spin-off vote faces possible delays

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 … More ››

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Washington incident proves need for overhaul

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 … More ››

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General aviation backs Senate FAA bill

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 … More ››

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NATCA union supports 21st century AIRR Act

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 … More ››

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Committee approves 21st Century AIRR Act

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 … More ››

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