March 2016 Issue

The Indie ATC

New legislation would create an air traffic control system independent from the FAA.

Key officials introduced legislation in Congress that would establish an independent, not-for-profit corporation to modernize and operate ATC in the U.S. The federally chartered ATC corporation would be governed by a board representing the aviation systemís users and the public interest. Many major U.S. airlines applauded the bills.

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