Source: NYC Aviation

The airlines have been pushing for privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system; however, someone who worked with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Eastern Region NextGen, ATO and Airports divisions speaks out against the dangers of privatization and the issues it would cause for the air traffic control system. In this opinion piece, David J. Williams, an aviation safety specialist, discusses the reasons why so-called privatization would hurt our transportation system by dispelling the myths the airlines are using to push for privatization of our air traffic control system.