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- SENATE PUSHES FAA REAUTHORIZATION THROUGH PANEL WITH ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN OF PRIVATIZATION - July 11, 2017
Senate Panel Advances FAA Reauthorization Without Trump Privatization Plan
By Erich Wagner, Government Executive
A Senate committee has thrown cold water on the Trump administration’s controversial plan to transfer the nation’s air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration to a private non-profit organization.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee voted unanimously just before the July 4 recess to advance the 2017 Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act (S.1405), which makes only minor tweaks to how the agency conducts air traffic control operations.
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