FAA Today Update
We will continue to provide you with the most current article feeds on the White House efforts to privatize the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization (ATO) and other FAA and aviation related articles.
Letter from a pilot. October 6, 2017, Orlando Sentinel article, “Nation’s air-traffic control best in the world”.
Tetra Tech to provide engineering and technical support to FAA. October 6, 2017, Los Angeles Business Journal article, “Tetra Tech Inc. Wins $356M Contract to Modernize FAA”.
British air carrier, Monarch Airlines, ceased operations. October 2, 2017, Aviation Voice article, “Monarch Airlines Goes Bankrupt Leaving 110,000 People Stranded”.
Congress approves FAA six month extension. October 2, 2017. AIN Online article, “FAA Extension Wins Congressional Approval”.
Secretary Chao named seven new members to FAA Management Advisory Council. AIN Online article, “New FAA Management Advisory Council Board Named”.
FAA bans drones near national landmarks. October 01, 2017, Silicon Angle article, “FAA bans drones near national landmarks”.
FAA lax oversight airplane registration and pilot licenses. September 25, 2017, CBS News article, “Spotlight probe: Post-9/11, FAA continues lax oversight of airplane registration, licenses”.
Rep. Frank LoBiondo tweets support for short-term FAA extension. September 20, 2017, The Hill article, “GOP lawmaker urges colleagues to support short-term aviation bill”.
Huerta visits airports. September 19, 2017, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette article, “FAA chief visits 2 state airports: Huerta, Womack collect feedback on NW region’s needs”.
Industry panel recommends loosening FAA pilot’s requirements. September 14, 2017, KALB article, “Loosening aviation safety rules, including lowering pilot requirements”.
Coach seats can be deadly. September 13, 2017, WCPO Cincinnati article, “Coach seats on airplanes are ‘death traps,’ report says”.
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