US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) said Congress has failed to adequately fund FAA, particularly the NextGen air traffic control initiative. Speaking at the Senate confirmation hearing of US transportation secretary-nominee Anthony Foxx, he blasted the “hypocrisy” of members of Congress who verbally support modernizing ATC but fail to appropriate the necessary funds to implement it in a timely manner. “We need to ...

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