FAA administrator Michael Huerta said it is now the “right time to be asking critical questions” about the structure of US air traffic control (ATC), citing a stable and safe existing ATC system and a strong US airline industry. Huerta has previously mostly stayed out of the debate over whether to separate ATC from FAA and create an independent entity to manage air traffic in the US. But speaking March 2 at the US Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit, Huerta said he is ...

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