Congress Talks Aviation

Staying Safe, Staying Competitive.


by Mike Ford

Representatives of the Department of Transportation and the various segments of the U.S. aviation industry spoke before congress this week.

People speaking on behalf of airports, airlines, labor, manufacturers, and general aviation gave their thoughts on the state of American aviation.

The FAA Modernization and Reform Act strives to increase efficiency and modernize the air traffic system. The goal was to maintain a safe, modern, and efficient civil aviation system now and into the future.