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Trump supports privatizing air traffic control in the U.S.

A House committee chairman says President-elect Donald Trump likes the idea of spinning off air traffic control operations from the government and placing them under the control of a private, non-profit corporation chartered by Congress.

Rep. Bill Shuster, head of the House transportation committee, told The Association Press that he spoke to Trump about the idea several times both before and during the presidential election.

He said he believes the president-elect would be supportive, although details would have to be worked out.

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Outlet: The Associated Press
Author: Jean Lowy
Type: Online
Date: November 19, 2016
Title: Trump supports privatizing air traffic control in the U.S.
Link: https://skift.com/2016/11/19/trump-supports-privatizing-air-traffic-control-in-the-u-s/