US Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) called on aviation stakeholders to re-examine the pros and cons of air traffic control (ATC) modernization. However, he stopped short of directly calling to spin off ATC from the FAA, telling a March 7 gathering of airport executive in Washington DC that he would use his role as chairman of the newly expanded Subcommittee on Aviation and Space to conduct hearings on the issue. “ATC modernization can reduce the size of the federal government and at the same ...

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