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Air traffic control privatization debate could shift with Trump

With a new president in office, warring contingents in the airline industry are again pushing competing visions of how to fix the nation’s aging air traffic control infrastructure.

President Donald Trump focused on the issue during a meeting with airline industry CEOs in early February.

“I hear we have the wrong system,” Trump said in a discussion about air traffic control modernization. “I hear we’re spending billions and billions of dollars. It’s a system that’s totally out of whack,” the president said.

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Outlet: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Author: Kelly Yamanouchi
Type: Online
Date: Feb. 27, 2017
Title: Air traffic control privatization debate could shift with Trump
Link: http://www.myajc.com/business/trump-air-traffic-system-totally-out-whack/nmp2M5ngQ5wggbr7kbmIZK/