Key US senators yesterday introduced an FAA reauthorization bill that would provide more than $40 billion in funding for agency operations in 2010 and 2011 and set accelerated deadlines for modernizing the US ATC system, but would push contentious questions over long-term funding and how to cover the cost of upgrading ATC to 2011. The proposed legislation, introduced with bipartisan support from the Democratic chairmen and ranking Republicans on the Senate Commerce and Transportation ...

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