Thanks in part to lower airline tickets, experts are warning of record traffic in the skies this Labor Day weekend.
I urge Nelson to stand up to special interest and stand with the working women and men in aviation, the millions of us that fly coach, and support the 21st Century AIRR Act.
The House of Representatives will soon vote on legislation to move the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic control system to a non-profit, government-chartered corporation, leaving the FAA as an independent safety regulator.
A new group is seeking to push for reform and modernization to the nation’s air traffic control systems.
Several editorial boards, associations and others have commented extensively about the need for modernization of our nation’s air traffic control system and the value of moving operations out of the Federal Aviation Administration.
While weather can play a part in delaying a flight, Maine Citizens for On Time Flights says outdated air traffic control systems can be to blame.
President Donald Trump recently kicked off the White House’s “Infrastructure Week” with a push to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system, a proposal backed by a plurality of registered voters in a recent Morning Consult survey.