The Trump administration has given its full backing to the creation of a “non-profit, independent corporation” separate from FAA to manage US air traffic control (ATC), proposing that the new entity be operational by 2021 after a “multi-year” transfer. The White House’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, released May 23, specifically highlights ATC reform, providing a “fact sheet” on the proposal—one of only four fact sheets provided by the ...

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