The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) today applauds the full funding of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, as part of the passage of the “Cromnibus” spending bill approved last week. At the same time, NATCA President Paul Rinaldi warns that sequestration remains a threat to the modernization and stability of the National Airspace System (NAS).(view article)
"With nearly 18 percent of the nation’s air traffic controllers eligible to retire, and an increasing demand for controllers during the holidays, experts anticipate many job opportunities for new controllers. NBC’s Tom Costello has the story." Please click HERE.
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The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) said today that
collaboration with the FAA and other aviation stakeholders has been key
to the success of NextGen modernization projects and will result in new
airspace improvements in the Washington, D.C., Metroplex to improve
travel for the holidays.(view article)
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Sequestration is a danger to the National Airspace System (NAS). That
is the clear message National Air Traffic Controllers Association
President Paul Rinaldi delivered Tuesday to the House Transportation and
Infrastructure Committee, for its hearing examining the upcoming FAA
reauthorization and issues in modernizing and operating the nation’s
The latest in our regular series in USA Today, written by NATCA Director of Safety and Technology Dale Wright. Please click HERE.