The leading advocate in the US Congress for spinning off air traffic control (ATC) from the FAA has conceded the idea lacks sufficient support on Capitol Hill and therefore will not be pursued in upcoming FAA reauthorization legislation. Rep. Bill Shuster (left) (R-Pennsylvania), the chairman of the House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said he will work with Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota), the chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and ...

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