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A4A: US air travelers support separating ATC operations from FAA

Most US air travelers support separating US air traffic control (ATC) operations and safety as long as the US federal government continues to oversee and/or regulate safety, according to a new study released Feb. 28 by US industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A).

According to A4A’s “Status of Air Travel in the United States” report—extracted from an early January 2017 online survey of 5,047 US citizens—63% somewhat favored the prospect, 15% strongly favored it, 18% somewhat opposed it, and 4% strongly opposed it.

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Outlet: Air Transport World
Author: Mark Nensel
Type: Online
Date: Feb. 28, 2017
Title: A4A: US air travelers support separating ATC operations from FAA
Link: http://atwonline.com/associations/a4a-us-air-travelers-support-separating-atc-operations-faa