Monthly Archives: May 2009

House Passes FAA Reauthorization Bill; Senate Confirms Babbit as Administrator

Both houses of the legislative branch of the U.S federal government were at work yesterday on FAA business.  The U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 915, reauthorizing the FAA and the U.S. Senate confirmed Capt. Randy Babbitt as FAA Administrator … Continue reading


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FAA Proposes Rescission of Congestion Management Rules for JFK, LaGuardia and Newark

The Federal Aviation Administration today proposed to rescind the congestion management rules for JFK, LaGuardia and Newark that would have created auctions for slots at those airports.  (Click here for the JFK and Newark proposal, click here for the LaGuardia … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing on FAA Reauthorization

The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, on FAA Reauthorization in which it sought information about mplementing Next Generation Air Traffic Control System (NextGen), a satellite-based navigation and air traffic management system. NextGen … Continue reading

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