Air Traffic Control Reform is the Most Exciting Way to Improve our Nation’s Infrastructure

Post Date: April 7, 2017 1:50 pm

Earlier this week, President Trump hosted a CEO Town Hall at the White House to discuss the American business climate. In the first panel of the day, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Gary Cohn, the Director of the National Economic Council, talked through the Administration’s path towards improving our national infrastructure. Reed Cordish, the…

Momentum Builds around Air Traffic Control Reform

Post Date: March 28, 2017 9:07 am

From its endorsement by the Washington Post’s editorial board to its inclusion in the Administration’s budget, the effort to reform and modernize our air traffic control (ATC) system has been gaining steam. As the list of key influencers supporting transformational reform continues to grow, so does the attention being paid to one of the most…

2017 Presents Historic Opportunity for ATC Infrastructure Reform

Post Date: December 6, 2016 3:52 pm

With the election behind us and the transition to a new administration in full swing, everyone is wondering what 2017 will bring. It’s not always easy to set aside the politics of it all, but it’s important to remember that the incoming administration and the newly elected Congress will have some serious policy questions to…

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America’s Outdated Aviation System Deserves Better Than Radar Blips

Post Date: May 11, 2017 11:00 am

America’s infrastructure is the foundation of our economy, and to remain globally competitive, we must modernize this system using 21st century technology. A clear example is our aviation system. While our aviation system remains safe, delays cost consumers and the economy over $30 billion every year. With annual passenger levels approaching 1 billion and nearly…

U.S. Air-Traffic Revamp Is Overdue for Boarding

Post Date: May 3, 2017 12:16 pm

U.S. air-traffic control badly needs first-class treatment. Donald Trump’s administration wants to privatize the organization that coordinates flights and manages often antiquated systems. The Federal Aviation Administration, currently in charge, has faced obstacles in trying to upgrade its 1940s-era technology, a project estimated to cost about $35 billion. Canada pioneered a self-funding, stakeholder-governed model. A…

House Panel Aims to Finish Must-Pass Aviation Bill by August

Post Date: April 26, 2017 2:03 pm

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is aiming to wrap up work on a must-pass aviation bill by the August recess, according to a top panel aide. Holly E. Woodruff Lyons, deputy general counsel for the committee and staff director of the aviation subcommittee, said Tuesday that the goal is to get legislation reauthorizing the…

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It’s time to re-establish America’s position with the most advanced and innovative aviation systems in the world, to reduce travel time and improve the technology of the antiquated air traffic control system. Modernizing our ATC operations will reduce costs for users, reduce flight times that have increased because of inefficiency, reduce carbon emissions and provide relief for passengers who face avoidable delays.

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