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FAA Funding Extended Through January 31, 2012

As we reported earlier, the deal to extend FAA funding through January 31, 2012 is in place. The Senate approved the extension bill yesterday. Continue reading

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Congress Likely to Extend FAA Funding through January 31, 2012

The House Rules Committee posted another continuing resolution that would extend the FAA’s project funding (and the FAA’s authority to collect the ticket taxes that fund aviation infrastructure improvement) through January 31, 2012. Continue reading

House Passes FAA Reauthorization Bill

The House has passed their version of the FAA Reauthorization Bill. Continue reading

EASA Executive Director Goudou Briefs on the Activities of EASA

EASA Executive Director Patrick Goudou welcomed the community to the FAA EASA International Safety Meeting with some very brief comments. The FAA EASA International Safety Meeting opened in New Orleans on June 8, 2010. The FAA EASA International Safety Meeting is an opportunity for the government of the world to coordinate their aviation safety regulatory and implementation efforts. Continue reading

FAA Associate Administrator Gilligan Provides an Update on FAA Priorities

The global aviation safety community met in New Orleans on June 8, 2010 at the FAA EASA International Safety Meeting. The FAA EASA International Safety Meeting is an opportunity for the government of the world to coordinate their aviation safety regulatory and implementation efforts. FAA Associate Administrator Peggy Gilligan provided an update on US aviation safety activities. Continue reading

FAA Charts a New Course, Promoting Professionalism

The FAA’s David Grizzle announced a new focus on professionalism as an element supporting the NextGen system. Supporting and encouraging pilot professionalism will be an import element of the implementation plan for Safety Management Systems (SMS), which in turn is expected to support the mindset that will support a proper functioning of the NextGen navigation/air traffic management system. Continue reading