TITLE

Avoiding More Air Travel Turbulence

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/4/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article calls on the U.S. federal government set up an independent corporation answerable to all aviation interests -- commercial, general, airport and passenger -- in order to stave off the paralysis of the air traffic control (ATC) system in the country. It explains that it is only a matter of time before the ATC system collapses because of increase in air travel and small aircraft. It contends that the ATC should be removed from the control of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
ACCESSION #
25464535

 

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