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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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United, American and Delta airlines released a 55-page white paper which argues that Gulf airlines have received $42 billion in subsidies.
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Second tranche brings total to €1.123 billion
ATC tower at Washington Dulles International Airport
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Mar 2, 2015 - 2:08 PM
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Mar 2, 2015 - 10:47 AM
Claim pilots become confused when ATC speaks with Chinese pilots in their native tongue
Australia OneSky contract announcement
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Thales Australia will build an integrated civil and military air traffic management system under Australia's 'OneSky' program.
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