Sierra Sun: Opinion – General aviation critical to safety

We are all very much aware of how devastating the wildfires have been this past year. For many Californians tuning into the news, you often see the image of an air tanker or helicopter flying over fires dropping fire retardant to slow or stop the spread of these...

Las Vegas Sun: Why privatize air traffic? Reasoning just doesn’t fly

In light of more pressing problems, the one thing that Congress needs like a hole in the head is a plan to revamp the nation’s air traffic control system. After all, safety is not in question. Yet the airlines, led by Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., continue to push...

The Independent: Modernize, don’t privatize, air traffic control

Even though it flies under the radar sometimes, the Fairbury Municipal Airport has been here for decades, and it is the unseen backbone for our community. Visitors use our airport for travel, business and, occasionally, for medical services. Our three agricultural...

Ohnesorge: Privatizing air traffic control a bad idea

I have been involved in aviation since 1975 and recently was made aware of the legislation being debated in Washington that would alter the structure and governance of our air traffic control system. The way I see it, this proposed legislation to privatize our air...

Aviation Week: Rural Citizens Rally To Keep Federal Oversight Of ATC

OK, quiz time: What do the National Grange, West Virginia Coal Association, National Council of Agricultural Employers, League of Rural Voters, United States Cattlemen’s Association, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, USA Rice Federation and Steve Williams,...

Herald Dispatch: Groups push against ATC privatization

HUNTINGTON - Three leading West Virginia aviation groups have sent a letter to West Virginia's congressional delegation opposing a bill that would privatize the nation's air traffic control system. The Huntington Tri-State Airport, the North Central West Virginia...