US House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) is reportedly drafting legislation which, in potential future federal government shutdowns, would carve out FAA, preventing its employees from being furloughed or working without pay. This would ensure commercial aviation’s vital safety culture is preserved and maintain critical safety margins. The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) enthusiastically endorses and applauds chairman DeFazio’s ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Op-Ed: Elected Officials Must Not Damage Aviation’s Culture Of Safety " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? Log in here.