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Senate Commerce Committee passes Bipartisan FAA Reauthorization Act

FAA Reauthorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed the bipartisan Senate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2023 on February 9, 2024. The legislation includes several provisions to strengthen safety standards and oversight at the FAA and responds to safety concerns from recent aviation accidents and near-misses. “This bipartisan bill delivers […]

Move to increase air traffic controllers through college programs

air traffic controllers

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working to accelerate its training and hiring of air traffic controllers through an Enhanced Air Traffic-Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) program.    “Hiring more air traffic controllers is a priority,” said FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker. “We need more entry points for controller candidates and this enhanced college controller training […]

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