Opposition To ATC Privatization Funded Through User Fees Resonating Through the Industry

As soon as Universal Weather & Aviation Chairman Greg Evans got word of NBAA’s call to action regarding FAA reauthorization, he knew he had to work on it right away. Proposals associated with the measure include establishment of a privatized air traffic control (ATC) system funded by user fees. “I wanted to find ways to reach out to everyone we know [and] educate them on these issues and make sure they spread the word as well,” said Evans, and he wasn’t alone. Companies, industry associations and business aircraft operators have shared NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen’s message about the problems associated with a privatized ATC funded through user. NBAA Flight Plan podcast has the story.

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