Air traffic control
The push for an independent air traffic control corporation is sausage-making at its finest.
Lawmakers are expected to unveil a new FAA bill on Wednesday.
Critics have said the proposal would amount to a privatization of the system.
Thirty percent of the FAA's controllers are eligible to retire, NATCA says.
The measure comes as lawmakers face a Sept. 30 deadline for the expiration of the FAA's funding.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told Congress the agency has made underappreciated gains.
The FAA said it has completed an automated system for planes that are mid-flight.
The House measure would create a private corporation that would take over air traffic control.
New air traffic control equipment could save airlines 2.5 million gallons of gas per year.
The Missouri town has been rocked by the fatal shooting of a black teen by a police officer.
The incident is the second close call involving major airliners in recent weeks.
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Most major airlines are supporting a proposal to separate air traffic control from the FAA.
Supporters of the plan strongly deny that it amounts to privatization.
Lawmakers are debating privatizing large portions of the nation's air traffic control system.
The report comes as Republicans are pushing to privatize flight navigation in the U.S.
Rep. Bill Shuster wants traffic control separated from the Federal Aviation Administration.
A Southwest Airlines flight landed at the wrong airport in 2014.
Congress should focus first on extending the FAA's funding, the union president said.
The FAA is holding a "virtual career fair" for flight controllers.
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