Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga takes a look at President Trump's plan to privatize the air traffic control system, currently run by the Federal Aviation Administration, and the pros and cons of doing so.
THE HILL: Former FAA officials endorse air traffic control spinoff plan. Several former officials for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are throwing their weight behind a contentious effort to separate air traffic control from the federal government. The last three chief operating officers for the FAA called on Congress to create a “reliable, robust 21st […]
While major airlines are on board with the president's desire to privatize the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control operations, some in the general aviation industry have concerns. "We need … Click to Continue »
MONTREAL/CANCUN (Reuters) - U.S. airlines on Tuesday affirmed their support for a plan to curb emissions from flights, under review by the administration of President Donald Trump who recently decided to take the country out of Paris climate change accord.
The Trump administration kicked off “Infrastructure Week” on Monday with a proposal to privatize air traffic control, transferring control over American airspace from the Federal Aviation Administration to a private, nonprofit board....Show More Summary
Despite a campaign full of pledges to aid rural areas, President Trump’s first big move on infrastructure – privatizing key functions of the Federal Aviation Administration – is quickly drawing … Click to Continue »
Today President Trump announced his intentions to privatize the US Air Traffic Control system. This would take the job of air traffic control away from the direct control of the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), and rather giveShow More Summary
President Trump blasted the Obama administration Monday for failing to modernize air-traffic control faster — but the Federal Aviation Admin...
Change could soon be coming to the skies above America. At least that’s what the Trump administration is hoping for. Earlier Monday, President Trump laid out his vision for overhauling the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) — the agency that oversees all aspects of civil aviation. Part of Trump’s vision involves privatizing the agency’s air traffic […]
President Donald Trump on Monday will outline a plan to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system, urging the U.S. Congress to separate it from the Federal Aviation Administration. Trump’s Rose Garden announcement on air traffic control is part of a week-long push to publicize his plans...
President Donald Trump will push for the separation of air traffic control operations from the Federal Aviation Administration, adopting an approach long championed by U.S. airlines, according to White House officials. Continue reading ? The post President Trump announces plan to privatize air traffic control system appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
John Taylor didn't like the idea of being forced by the Federal Aviation Administration to register his drones. The requirement was "authoritarian," the Maryland attorney said, and wouldn't deter reckless … Click to Continue »
The federal government is contributing about $17 million to upgrade airports in upstate New York. The money is being allocated through the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program. It will … Click to Continue »
Three New Jersey airports will receive more than $5 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration to enhance safety and improve customer concerns about the southern New Jersey airports. … Click to Continue »
United Airlines seriously can’t catch a break. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed fining United $435,000 for operating 23 flights in 2014 with a Boeing 787 that the government alleged was not in airworthy condition. Show More Summary
The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $435,000 penalty against United Airlines, saying the carrier failed to inspect a repair job before putting a plane back into service. The FAA … Click to Continue »
Hot on the heels of a court ruling that struck down the Federal Aviation Administration’s ability to force non-commercial drone to register their drones, a newly proposed law would give state and local government the ability to create their own drone regulations. Show More Summary
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO The city is filing a complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration, objecting to airline routes and altitudes over San Juan Capistrano. On a 4-1 vote, the City Council directed city staff on Tuesday, May 16 to send a letter objecting to “an unnecessary increase in aircraft noise and quality of life disturbance” […]
With the Federal Aviation Administration estimating that seven million drones will roam the skies by 2020, the risk of collisions is becoming a major concern. Echodyne Inc. believes that the key to addressing the challenge is increasing the range at which potential dangers can be spotted. Show More Summary
Non-commercial drone operators will no longer have to register with the Federal Aviation Administration after a court ruled on Friday that its imposition of registration in December 2015 was in breach of existing laws. The case, brought...Show More Summary