The US government took another small step toward a revamp of the nation's air transport infrastructure last week as a proponent was confirmed as the new transportation secretary and the Government Accountability Office officially commended FAA for its progress. GAO, an arm of Congress that monitors government spending and performance, removed ATC modernization from its list of "high risk areas" for waste and mismanagement, saying FAA had addressed "root causes" that led GAO to place ATC ...

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