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February 3, 2016, 4:49 PM

Controllers Support, Airline Pilots Oppose Proposed FAA Bill

Republicans' proposal to create a separate organization to manage the nation's ATC system presents a stumbling block to FAA reauthorization.

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Mar 9, 2010 - 10:30 AM
The FAA’s long-promised April 10 release of its ADS-B final rule appears to have hit two bureaucratic stumbling blocks.
Mar 9, 2010 - 10:15 AM
The FAA said in its <link _blank>annual aviation forecast</link> this morning that key airs
Mar 9, 2010 - 4:53 AM
Airbus plans to increase the monthly production rate for its single-aisle A320 family from the current rate of 34 to 36 starting in December, the company a
Mar 8, 2010 - 6:48 AM
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have finalized an order for ten 737-800s and ten 737-900ERs, the manufacturer announced today.
Mar 5, 2010 - 8:27 AM
Boeing has awarded a nine-year contract to Atlas Air for the operation of the manufacturer’s <link news/single-news-page/article/final-dreamlifter-enters-s
Mar 4, 2010 - 9:58 AM
The sole ATR 42-600 prototype successfully completed its maiden flight today in Toulouse, France, the Franco-Italian manufacturer announced this afternoon.
Mar 2, 2010 - 8:22 AM
CFM International today formally opened a new CFM56 training center in Hyderabad, India, satisfying a commitment made to its customers in 2007.
Mar 2, 2010 - 5:27 AM
In perhaps another sign of an impending recovery for the world’s air transport industry, international scheduled air traffic for January rose 6.4 percent c
Feb 26, 2010 - 6:29 AM
The crash of <link news/single-news-page/article/colgan-q400-crashes-outside-buffalo-50-dead/ _blank>Colgan Air Flight 3407</link> no doubt left its mark o
Feb 26, 2010 - 6:26 AM
Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region facing the prospect of a slow return to profitability during 2010 might have taken some encouragement from better-than-