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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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US townhalls speak out against ATC privatisation

The decision by the White House in support of privatisation of US air traffic control system has led to a bipartisan group of over 35 … More ››

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Fair Representation

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 … More ››

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US democrats offer alternative to Trump ATC privatisation plan, accelerate NextGen reform

A top-ranking democrat on the United States congressional aviation subcommittee has been joined by fellow democrats on the House transport committee to reject President Trump’s plan … More ››

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Will To Change

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 … More ››

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