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Alaska Public
Young: FAA privatization bill harms Alaska air travel A U.S. House committee is considering a bill that would make the nation’s air
Young: FAA privatization bill harms Alaska air travel
Alaska Public / Posted 18 hours ago
A U.S. House committee is considering a bill that would make the nation’s air traffic controllers employees of a non-profit corporation, and shift financial responsibility for safe air travel... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Cost, noise debated in privatizing air-traffic controlWASHINGTON – Money and noise dominated a House hearing Wednesday about whether
Cost, noise debated in privatizing air-traffic control
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON – Money and noise dominated a House hearing Wednesday about whether to move the air-traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration to a not-for-profit corporation. Several lawmakers questioned giving controller equipment... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Cost, noise debated in privatizing air-traffic controlWASHINGTON – Money and noise dominated a House hearing Wednesday about whether
Cost, noise debated in privatizing air-traffic control
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON – Money and noise dominated a House hearing Wednesday about whether to move the air-traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration to a not-for-profit corporation. Several lawmakers questioned giving controller equipment... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers clash over plan to spin off air traffic controlLawmakers on the House Transportation Committee clashed on Wednesday over a con
Lawmakers clash over plan to spin off air traffic control
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Lawmakers on the House Transportation Committee clashed on Wednesday over a controversial Republican plan to separate the nation’s air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). GOP leaders on the panel pushed during a... Read more
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The Hill
Conservative groups rally behind independent air traffic control planConservative and libertarian groups in Washington are rallying behind a House R
Conservative groups rally behind independent air traffic control plan
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Conservative and libertarian groups in Washington are rallying behind a House Republican plan to separate the nation’s air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A group of 13 right-leaning groups said in a letter to... Read more
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The Hill
House to weigh plan to separate air traffic control from fedsThe House Transportation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on a funding
House to weigh plan to separate air traffic control from feds
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
The House Transportation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on a funding bill on Wednesday that would separate the nation’s air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday. The Aviation Innovation,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Air traffic control spinoff gains speed, prompts worryFeb. 05--A proposal to peel air traffic control functions away from the governm
Air traffic control spinoff gains speed, prompts worry
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Feb. 05--A proposal to peel air traffic control functions away from the government and put them in the hands of a non-profit corporation has prompted impassioned debate -- and pitted Delta Air Lines against other carriers and the national... Read more
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The Hill
Air traffic controllers disciplined for Snapchatting on duty: reportOver a dozen air traffic controllers were disciplined over a three-year period
Air traffic controllers disciplined for Snapchatting on duty: report
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Over a dozen air traffic controllers were disciplined over a three-year period for using electronic devices, including the social media app Snapchat, according to ABC News. A New York affiliate of the network obtained documents through a Freedom of... Read more
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ABC News
Air Traffic Controllers Texting, Using Snapchat at Work: DocumentsMore than a dozen air traffic controllers were disciplined for improper use of
Air Traffic Controllers Texting, Using Snapchat at Work: Documents
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
More than a dozen air traffic controllers were disciplined for improper use of electronic devices while at work over a three-year period, according to documents obtained by ABC News. According to the documents that date back to October 2012 and... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NATCA Supports FAA Reauthorization Bill With ATC SpinoffSays It Protects Members' Rights, Pay, Benefits And Retirement The National Ai
NATCA Supports FAA Reauthorization Bill With ATC Spinoff
The Aero-News Network / Posted 6 days ago
Says It Protects Members' Rights, Pay, Benefits And Retirement The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) is supporting the proposed FAA reauthorization bill that would spin off ATC from the FAA. In a message sent to the membership,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bill to privatize US air-traffic would ban in-flight calls - The Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — The US air-traffic control system would be spun off to a nonprofit
Bill to privatize US air-traffic would ban in-flight calls - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON — The US air-traffic control system would be spun off to a nonprofit corporation and airline passengers wouldn’t be allowed to talk on mobile phones under sweeping legislation unveiled Wednesday to set aviation policy for the next six... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON – Air-traffic control should be moved from the Federal Aviation Admi
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON – Air-traffic control should be moved from the Federal Aviation Administration to a not-for-profit corporation, a House chairman proposed Wednesday in legislation that already faces powerful opponents. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic controlWASHINGTON (AP) — Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operation
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation under legislation introduced Wednesday as part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees the aviation... Read more
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FOX News
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic controlWASHINGTON – Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations wou
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON – Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation under legislation introduced Wednesday as part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees the aviation... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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First Coast News
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlWASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic contro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
First Coast News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — A controversial proposal that puts the nation's air traffic controls into private hands burst on to the legislative scene Wednesday, pitting pilots against many airlines and the people who manage the skies. The legislation, opposed by... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control February 03, 2016 21:3
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 8 days ago
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control February 03, 2016 21:31 GMT Eds: Updates with details of the bill, comments from senior transportation committee Democrat. With AP Photos.By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) --... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic controlWASHINGTON -- Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations wo
Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation, under legislation introduced Wednesday. The proposal is part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic controlBy Bart Jansen, USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Air-traffic control should be moved fro
Controversial bill aims to privatize air-traffic control
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Air-traffic control should be moved from the Federal Aviation Administration to a not-for-profit corporation, a House chairman proposed Wednesday in legislation that already faces powerful opponents. Rep. Bill... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Plan to spin off air traffic control system generates turbulenceWASHINGTON -- The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,00
Plan to spin off air traffic control system generates turbulence
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world -- and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of... Read more
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The Columbian
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulenceWASHINGTON — The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world — and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulenceWASHINGTON (AP) - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Republican House committee chairman pushes to transfer air traffic control system to a nonprofit corporation Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM WASHINGTON
Republican House committee chairman pushes to transfer air traffic control system to a nonprofit corporation
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM WASHINGTON (AP) — The air traffic control system that choreographs the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulenceWASHINGTON (AP) — The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world — and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of... Read more
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Philly.com
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulenceThe Federal Aviation Administration, which operates the present system, has bee
Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Federal Aviation Administration, which operates the present system, has been working on its "NextGen" modernization program for more than a decade and says much progress has been made. But airlines say they have yet to see significant benefits... Read more
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ABC News
Plan to Spin off Air Traffic Control Generates TurbulenceThe air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in
Plan to Spin off Air Traffic Control Generates Turbulence
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world — and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
FAA workgroup recommends keeping radar at area facilityThe recommendation, released last week, was made to FAA administrators, the Pro
FAA workgroup recommends keeping radar at area facility
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
The recommendation, released last week, was made to FAA administrators, the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists AFL-CIO union that represents FAA systems specialists, and National Air Traffic Controllers Association. Vivian Lumbard, a... Read more

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