Some Senators Laud Air-taxi Industry

Aviation International News » August 2002
April 23, 2008, 6:34 AM

In recent weeks, Sens. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Frank Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) all sent letters to DOT Secretary Norman Mineta encouraging the agency and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to recognize the unique characteristics of the on-demand air-taxi industry as both agencies initiate new aviation security requirements. Specifically, the senators stated that they are “concerned that the pressure of public opinion and potential legislation offered by some members of Congress could result in further regulations that would be extremely detrimental to this important segment of the aviation industry.”

Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.