Congress oks FAA funding

 - October 24, 2006, 12:17 PM

Before leaving for the Thanksgiving holiday, Congress approved Fiscal Year 2006 funding for the FAA totaling approximately $13.8 billion, which is $276 million more than the current year and more than $1.1 billion higher than President Bush’s request. The bill language contains no user fees, but general aviation organizations have warned that the battle is far from over. FY2006 will expire on September 30.