Air Traffic Control Privatization Proposal Could Obstruct Long-Term FAA Funding

By | June 7, 2017

[UPDATE, June 8, 2017: Adds Global Business Travel Association statement, at bottom.]

Corporate travel constituents want a greater focus in Washington on FAA funding and the related issue of air traffic control modernization. The Trump administration on Monday proposed privatizing air traffic control. Hardly a new one, the idea drew lots of fresh criticism and questions from members of Congress and others.

Last year Congress failed to settle on long-term funding due in large part . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Cornell University.