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Report calls for air traffic control reform ahead of FAA reauthorization

A nonpartisan think tank is calling for sweeping reforms to the nation’s air traffic control system, as lawmakers in Washington prepare to assemble legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

In a new report released Thursday, the Eno Center for Transportation advocates for separating air traffic control from the FAA and moving it to a government corporation or an independent nonprofit organization. The government would still administer grants and maintain safety oversight, under the proposal.

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Outlet: The Hill
Author: Melanie Zamona
Type: Online
Date: Feb. 23, 2017
Title: Report calls for air traffic control reform ahead of FAA reauthorization
Link: http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/320908-report-calls-for-air-traffic-control-reform-ahead-of-aviation-debate