US Senate, which earlier this week appeared on the verge of finally passing a long-stalled FAA reauthorization bill, failed to agree on both procedural rules for the proposed legislation's floor debate and whether amendments regarding airline pension plans should be included. Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) thought they had reached a compromise earlier in the week on funding FAA operations. A controversial proposal ...

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