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Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter
By Robert Poole
Reason Foundation's Air Traffic Control Newsletter examines and analyzes the latest air traffic news and developments.
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- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #17
Topics include: union loses privatization battle, ATO's promising debut, the slot credit system, and reconsidering LAAS.
December 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #16
Topics include: duplicity in the ATC privatization battle, soaring controller costs, evaluating flight changes with software, and separating ATC operations from safety regulations.
October 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #15
Topics include: controllers' union pushes too hard for ATC privatization ban, flight service station reform, data link decision a setback for modernization, and good news from the Canadian and UK ATC corporations.
August 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #14
Topics include: anti-outsourcing provisions in the FAA reauthorization bill; Sen. Lautenberg's untruths on overseas ATC corporations; and understanding the Administration's strong stance against anti-privatization amendments.
June 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #13
Topics include: House committee blocks ATC reform; a "dream" Aviation Subcommittee hearing on ATC reform; former FAA Admin. Langhorne Bond's case for arms-length ATC safety regulation; and the military and contract towers.
May 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #12
Topics include: modernization at the UK's National Air Traffic Services; FAA's continuing budget woes; facility consolidation; overflight fees overturned in court; and the need for ATC safety regulation.
April 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #11
Issue devoted solely to a response to the escalation of the campaign against ATC reform by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
January 1, 2003
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #10
Topics include: NATCA's new anti-privatization campaign; a response to Sen. Lautenberg's letter; innovation within FAA; and news notes on ATC corporations.
January 1, 2003
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- Human Rights Watch Exposes Injustice of Plea Bargains and Mandatory Minimums (12/6)
- Southwest Struggles As Legacy Airlines Establish Solid Business Models (12/6)
- Texas Families Show Strong Demand for More School Choice (12/5)
- TSA Behavior Detection Blasted by GAO (12/5)
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Excessive nationalism threatens the country's potential.
Doubling the minimum wage for fast-food workers is delusional and counterproductive.
Wall Street Journal review of the new book, The Cure in the Code, by Peter Huber
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