US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week cleared its version of FAA reauthorization legislation, which calls for more than $65 billion to fund aviation operations in the US in 2008-11. The bill provides $15.8 billion for the Airport Improvement Program and nearly $13 billion for FAA facilities and equipment, as well as $37.2 billion for FAA operations over the next four years. The committee included an amendment that would roll back contract terms ...

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