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Former Transportation Secretary James Burnley on FAA Reauthorization

In July, a bill funding the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration through Sept. 30, 2017, became law. The reauthorization also expanded the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program and addressed consumer protections for lost luggage but did not include a provision turning the nation’s air traffic control system into a self-funding, nonprofit entity. Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation James Burnley, who served during the last years of the Reagan administration and co-chairs law firm Venable’s transportation practice, has been a longtime supporter of the air traffic control provision and spoke with BTN transportation editor Michael B. Baker.

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Outlet: Business Travel News
Author: Michael Baker
Type: Online
Date: August 15, 2016
Title: Former Transportation Secretary James Burnley on FAA Reauthorization
Link: http://www.businesstravelnews.com/Interviews/Former-Transportation-Secretary-James-Burnley-on-FAA-Reauthorization