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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 3 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 3 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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The Hill
Delta stands alone among airlines in air traffic control fightDelta is the only major U.S. airline that is opposing a plan from House Republi
Delta stands alone among airlines in air traffic control fight
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Delta is the only major U.S. airline that is opposing a plan from House Republicans to separate the nation's air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The proposal, which calls for the creation of a new... 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 4 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 4 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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The Columbian
Bill would privatize air traffic controlWASHINGTON — Responsibility for the nation’s air traffic control operations wou
Bill would privatize air traffic control
The Columbian / Posted 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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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 5 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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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
AMFA Applauds Bipartisan Letter on Inclusion of a Mandatory Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy for Foreign Repair Station Employees in FAA ReauthorizationAURORA, Colo., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Louie Key, National Dire
AMFA Applauds Bipartisan Letter on Inclusion of a Mandatory Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy for Foreign Repair Station Employees in FAA Reauthorization
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
AURORA, Colo., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Louie Key, National Director of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, released the following statement: "AMFA applauds Congressman Ryan Costello, Congressman Dan Lipinski, and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
White House rallies public, private efforts to prepare for devastating earthquakesSpurred by renewed fears of the fabled “Big One” shattering the West Coast, the
White House rallies public, private efforts to prepare for devastating earthquakes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Spurred by renewed fears of the fabled “Big One” shattering the West Coast, the Obama administration on Tuesday promoted stronger earthquake-preparedness efforts as part of a first-of-its-kind White House summit. Private foundation grants will fund... 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: Chances are, your grandchildren still will be fighting over federal lands in UtahSo, are we close now to settling the feud between Utah and Washington over all
Jay Evensen: Chances are, your grandchildren still will be fighting over federal lands in Utah
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
So, are we close now to settling the feud between Utah and Washington over all that land the feds own? Does the new “grand bargain” make it less likely the president will wake up one morning and say, “I think I’ll declare a new national monument out... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operationsWASHINGTON (AP) - Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over t
Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operations
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while productivity has declined substantially and efforts to improve performance have been ineffective, according to a report released Wednesday by a... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operationsSpending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while
Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operations
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while productivity has declined substantially and efforts to improve performance have been ineffective, according to a report released Wednesday by a government watchdog. The... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
GA Groups to Congress: ATC Reform More Than Just User FeesRequest Sufficient Time to Review And Debate Bill With Congress preparing to c
GA Groups to Congress: ATC Reform More Than Just User Fees
The Aero-News Network / Posted 19 days ago
Request Sufficient Time to Review And Debate Bill With Congress preparing to consider FAA reauthorization legislation this session, a host of general aviation association leaders today joined together to send letters to House transportation leaders... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
GA Groups to Congress: ATC reform more than just user fees; request sufficient time to review and debate billWashington, DC, January 19, 2016 – With Congress preparing to consider FAA re-a
GA Groups to Congress: ATC reform more than just user fees; request sufficient time to review and debate bill
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
Washington, DC, January 19, 2016 – With Congress preparing to consider FAA re-authorization legislation this session, a host of general aviation association leaders today joined together to send letters to House transportation leaders underscoring... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Citadel Is Breached: Congress Taps the Fed for Infrastructure FundingIn a landmark infrastructure bill passed in December, Congress finally penetrat
The Citadel Is Breached: Congress Taps the Fed for Infrastructure Funding
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
In a landmark infrastructure bill passed in December, Congress finally penetrated the Fed's "independence" by tapping its reserves and bank dividends for infrastructure funding. The bill was a start. But some experts, including Congressional... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Oregon refuge standoff opens another front in old ‘Sagebrush Rebellion’The standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge is the latest, edgiest skirmish in a
Oregon refuge standoff opens another front in old ‘Sagebrush Rebellion’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
The standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge is the latest, edgiest skirmish in a decades-old conflict over federal control of Western lands. It’s been a war, not always bloodless, that’s been fought in courts, on Capitol Hill and far out on the... Read more

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