US FAA needs to find an equitable and long-term funding solution that will provide for needed modernization of the ATC system as well as pay for next-generation technologies, Horizon Air President and CEO Jeff Pinneo said yesterday at the Aero Club in Washington. "Currently, commercial airlines pay for a significantly larger portion of the ATC services than they actually consume," said Pinneo, the current chairman of the Regional Airline Assn. "In return for their overpayment, airlines face ...

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