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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Air Traffic Control Initiative

What The People are Saying... 

Airport Operations in  Majuro "MAJ"

"The President’s push for ATC privatization continues to generate resistance. President Trump's latest push for ATC privatization is still mostly being met with resistance from aviation industry officials. , President Trump introduced his Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative at the White House on Monday and outlined a vague plan to usher in a “great new era in American aviation.” He claimed that taking the existing “ancient, broken, antiquated, horrible” 

Power of the Tower in Amsterdam

"ATC system away from the FAA and putting it in the hands of a nonprofit entity will make air travel better for the nation, and also create a new system that will be much better than any other country’s ATC. “Ours is going to top it by a lot,” Trump said. Responses from major aviation groups were swift and blunt from the moment Trump wrapped his speech. As it has been since the administration’s budget was first proposed, the reaction was once again mostly negative. While many officials and experts remain open to new ideas and proposals, especially in regard to job creation and the modernization of infrastructure, the strongest push back concerns the idea of user fees for general aviation." By Ashley Burns June 6, 2017


Guests: Doug Church, Director of Communications with NATCA (National Air Traffic Control Association in DCA) and Jeff Lewis retired air traffic controller.  

Let your voice be heard...

Join the Eastern Airlines Team
Episode 322

June 12, 2017 
At 1900 EDT

(That would be 4 pm on the West Coast, 7 pm on the East Coast,
 and for the rest of you... somewhere in the middle) 

Call 213-816-1611 

Where you can either listen or talk 
and ask the guests any questions
you would like answered. 

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 Captain Neal Holland  ♦ Jim Hart 
*Captain Steve Thompson *Chuck Allbright Linda Fuller
*Captain George Jehn*Dorothy Gagnon*Don Gagnon
Will be your hosts!

Enjoy the Journey!
XOX Karlene

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