ATA Calls for National Airline Policy

August 31, 2011 at 12:54 pm | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

Source – Aero-News Network:

Air Transport Association Calls For National Airline Policy
Urges FAA To Step Up Implementation Of New Air Traffic Procedures

Airline industry trade group ATA issued a call Monday for the FAA to accelerate its timetable for implementing new and more efficient air traffic procedures, a key pillar of a needed National Airline Policy. “Near-term FAA action will help government focus on priorities that can provide immediate economic – and importantly – customer-service benefits,” said ATA President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio (pictured) in a speech to the Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit. “The airline industry faces daunting levels of taxation and regulation, and not addressing these matters quickly stifles our ability to further drive economic growth and puts us at greater risk to foreign competition.” . . . [Full Story]

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