Unions representing pilots from American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have added their support to the proposal by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) to separate US air traffic control (ATC) from FAA. Shuster’s proposed FAA reauthorization bill, which has cleared the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) chaired by Shuster, would move the management and operation of US ATC to a “federally chartered, fully independent, not-for-profit corporation” led ...

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