Senate Bill Sidesteps The ATC Issue

Credit: “I do know we’re ignoring a serious issue in our air traffic,” says Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Hand Wringing Though the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee shied away from pushing for privatization of air traffic control (ATC) in its bill to authorize the FAA through 2017, senators acknowledge that most efforts improve the FAA’s ATC “crisis” have fallen short. Sen. Claire...

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