WASHINGTON – The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) issued this statement after today’s passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4) by a vote of 398-13:

“NATCA applauds the passage of this bill by the House because it would help provide a more stable and predictable funding stream by reauthorizing the FAA and the Aviation Trust Fund through 2023. We thank Chairman Shuster, Ranking Member DeFazio, Aviation Subcommittee Chairman LoBiondo and Ranking Member Larsen for their leadership.”

MORE INFORMATION: Doug Church, Deputy Director of Public Affairs; 301-346-8245, dchurch@natcadc.org.

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Certified in 1987, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association represents nearly 20,000 highly skilled air traffic controllers, engineers, and other aviation safety-related professionals.