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No End to the FAA Furlough – “Another Washington-Inflicted Wound on America”

As the U.S. Congress’ month-long recess begins, lawmakers failed to come up with some resolution to the week and a half old furlough of 4,000 FAA employees and the halt of all federally-funded airport projects.  At one point yesterday, according … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Holds Hearing on FAA’s Role in the Oversight of Air Carriers

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt told the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Wednesday, June 10, 2009, that small regional airlines are held to the same safety standards as the major carriers. Babbitt says he and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood are ensuring … Continue reading

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FAA Reauthorization, NextGen and ATC Modernization Are theTopics Discussed at U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Hearing

Although originally billed as a Senate hearing on FAA Reauthorization, because another continuing resolution was passed last week, the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security switched the focus of the hearing from Reauthorization to NextGen and “the Benefits of … Continue reading

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