US transportation secretary Elaine Chao said FAA cannot both increase the country’s air system capacity and maintain safety in its current configuration. Testifying before the US House of Representatives June 8, Chao reiterated the Trump administration’s support for separating air traffic control (ATC) from FAA, pushing for Congress to include the creation of “a private, nonprofit cooperative for air traffic control” in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be ...

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