Posts Tagged ‘congress’


OPINION: Privatization Is Not The Answer For Our ATC System

Columnist Dave Williams takes a look at President Trump's proposal to privatize the nation's air traffic control system, and finds that there are more cons than there are pros.
by David J. Williams


OPINION: The Issues Behind Air Traffic Control Reform

Air Traffic Control privatization is being considered by Congress. Let's take a close look at the process, the prospects, and some of the top issues.
by Tom Rainey

Departures board in Charles De Gaulle Airport's Terminal 2E. (Photo by Matt Molnar)

March 8th in Aviation History: Charles De Gaulle Airport Opens for Service, First Woman Receives Pilot License

Cebu Pacific begins operations, Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport opens for flights, Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot's license, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff



More FAA Projects Halted Nationwide as Partial Shutdown Continues

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday announced additional "stop work orders" throughout the nation for the second day, as Congress failed to pass legislation on Friday giving the FAA the authority necessary for work t...
by BNO News


FAA Forced to Furlough 4,000 Workers Saturday as Congress Fails to Pass Funding Bill

The US Federal Aviation Administration will furlough nearly 4,000 workers as of midnight Friday night/Saturday morning as a reauthorization bill expires without a needed extension from Congress.
by admin