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House passes dramatic FAA reform and job-creation legislation

4-Apr-2011 9:17 AM

US' House Transportation and Infrastructure approved (01-Apr-2011) legislation to dramatically reform and streamline Federal Aviation Administration programmes, modernise the nation’s aviation system and spark much needed job-creation through aviation infrastructure improvements. The FAA Reauthorisation and Reform Act of 2011 (HR 658) was approved by a vote of 223 to 196. The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has congratulated committee members and other representatives for their leadership on passage of the Reform Act. Airports Council International-North America and Aerospace Industries Association of America have also applauded the passage of the act. [more - ATA] [more - US House] [more - ACI-NA] [more - AIA]