Action, not more debate, is needed to transition the US air traffic system out of FAA and into a stand-alone corporation, Airbus Americas’ chief and former FAA administrator Allan McArtor told a Washington DC audience Sept. 2. Speaking at an International Aviation Club lunch meeting, the Airbus Group Inc. chairman and CEO said the US national air traffic control system needed to be “free from political shenanigans” and removed from the federal procurement ...

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