House Votes for Temporary Federal Aviation Administration Funding but Urgent Reforms Remain Undone

The House voted today to temporarily extend funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), putting off a vote on full funding and on a critical plan for reforming our nation’s air traffic control system. CEI Senior Fellow Marc Scribner urged fast action by Congress on that unfinished business:

Congress should move as quickly as possible to enact the House FAA reauthorization plan that offers the most significant aviation reforms in a generation. Reforming air traffic control is the only way the U.S. traveling public will experience the benefits of modernization that the rest of the industrialized world already enjoys, such as reduced delays, improved safety, and lower costs.