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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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Support builds for US ATC corporation

The US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) own Management Advisory Council (MAC) has called for the replacement of the current aviation funding system with one that … More ››

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Industry must forge new funding future: Huerta

The man charged with running United States’ air traffic control is urging a serious rethink about the structure of its aviation system – as well … More ››

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Shutdown prompts new NextGen options

Everything is on the table, including privatisation or corporatisation of US air traffic control, according to a top civil aviation official. In a recent media … More ››

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Flying Right

Bob Poole argues that the US ATC model is ‘broken’ and mulls what can possibly come next What British lexicographer Samuel Johnson said about impending … More ››

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Waving Or Drowning?

The United States face ever greater challenges in a bid to resolve barriers to NextGen’s much needed benefits. Aimée Turner asks whether it is more … More ››

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