The Hill: The case against air traffic control privatization

While the nation has been distracted by the highly publicized health care reform debate, another landmark bill is making its way through Congress, virtually unnoticed. That bill is H.R. 2997, also known as the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and...

Bismark Tribune: State aviation groups oppose air traffic privatization

A number of federal lawmakers have continued pushing efforts to privatize air traffic control in the country, introducing a number of bills over the past three years. Legislation hasn’t gone to a vote so far, lacking the support to pass, but aviation groups in the...

RealClear Politics: Flying Is a Freedom We Should Not Take for Granted

Former astronauts Capt. James Lovell (U.S. Navy, Retired), Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson (U.S. Navy, Retired), Capt. Kenneth Cockrell (U.S. Navy, Retired), and Lt. General Thomas Stafford (U.S. Air Force, Retired) recently wrote an op-ed explaining why privatizing air...

Conservative group asks Shuster to pull FAA bill

SOURCE: http://conservative.org/hr2997/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jackie Anderson or Ian Walters (202) 347-9388 Alexandria, VA – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) has evaluated H.R. 2997 – The Century AIRR Act to determine...

Small Town Airports Concerned Over Air Traffic Control Privatization

Source: KSFY - ABC A bill to privatize the air traffic control system and remove it from under FAA control has been a topic of concern over the course of the last few months. Many opponents of privatization are concerned that privatizing air traffic control will give...