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FAA JOCKEYING KICKS OFF IN EARNEST: The House Transportation Committee gets the ball rolling this morning with a hearing on Chairman Bill Shuster’s sweeping FAA overhaul before T&I members reassemble Thursday to vote yea or nay on the proposal... Expect today’s hearing to be an airing of grievances of sorts — or a “lively debate,” as aides described it — for disgruntled Democrats who oppose Shuster’s plan to strip air traffic control from the FAA and hand it over to a nonprofit board made... What to expect today from the witnesses in the hot seat:. — A4A President Nick Calio: “Let’s be clear: This bill benefits anyone who flies. — Ed Bolen, president of the National Business Aviation Association: “Giving the airlines the unbridled power over our air.
UH-OH, TROUBLE IS A-BREWING: Next week is make-or-break for House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster’s ambitious FAA overhaul, which isn’t lacking in opposition from some major aviation groups, consumer advocates, Delta and Democratic lawmakers,... And Shuster will need all the support he can get heading into Wednesday’s hearing and even more important, Thursday’s markup, where T&I Committee members will go on record in support of or against the bill. Pro Tax’s Bernie Becker surveyed Ways and Means Republicans on Thursday to get their take on the proposal, and it’s clear Shuster has more work to do to get the keepers of the tax code to embrace his approach. Top Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee said they still have a lot to learn about Shuster's plan but are ultimately worried that the proposal would.
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Canadian aviation academy gives girl who lost both her legs in 2008 Sichuan earthquake the chance to fly A high school student who lost both her legs in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake may get to live out her dreams of soaring through the air after she received an offer earlier this week for a flying course from a Canadian aviation academy in Vancouver. [...]
The Eastern Iowa Airport will receive $22.8 million in federal aid, as part of a $70.5 million award for airports statewide under the Federal Aviation Administration.The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced the relief grants will be issued to 79 Iowa airports, including municipal and regional hubs.The Cedar Rapids airport’s award clocks in as the second-largest amount issued statewide, behind only Des Moines International Airport, which will receive $23.1 million.The federal...
Panto legend Twink has been banned from bringing her pet parrot into her local supermarket after locals spotted the star casually shopping with the bird on her shoulder. SuperValu Knocklyon manager Owen Doyle told the Irish Sun that unfortunately, Twink’s cockatoo Timerberlake, affectionately known as Timby, isn’t welcome in his Dublin store. He stressed that there is no bad blood between him and Twink, aka Adele King, but...
The Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff in Iran and killed 63 Canadians was just three-and-a-half years old and had been serviced on Monday. The president of Ukraine International Airlines, Yevhen Dykhne, said the aircraft was "one of the best planes we had, with an amazing, reliable crew." The crew had collectively clocked more than 30,000 hours of experience, and the crash was the airline’s first fatal incident in its 28 years of operations. Iranian officials...