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Making ATC Great Again

For better or worse, recent US presidents paid scant attention to commercial aviation unless a crisis erupted. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, in the waning days of their administrations, expressed a passing interest in US airline customer service. Bush, in a farewell event at the US Department of Transportation (DOT) at the end of his presidency, joked he had not “waited for an airplane or had my bags lost” for eight years.

But new US President Donald Trump is an “aviation aficionado,” said Airports Council International-North America president and CEO Kevin Burke, who participated in a high-profile White House meeting Trump held with US airline CEOs and airport directors in early February.

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Outlet: Air Transport World
Author: Aaron Karp
Type: Online
Date: Feb. 21, 2017
Title: Making ATC Great Again