Trump Favors Privatizing U.S. Air Traffic Control

President Donald Trump, in budget documents released on March 16, indicated that he supports privatizing the nation’s air traffic control system (ATC). ATC is currently managed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and he proposes to shift that responsibility to an independent group governed by a 13-person board of directors comprised of stakeholders representing all [...]

Court Filings Traded in Battle over Santa Monica Airport

In the last installment  (Feb 28th)  we described how the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and others at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) had filed a petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, asking the court to review the agreement reached in a secret session between the FAA and the City of [...]