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The US House Appropriations transportation subcommittee is seeking to send $17.7 billion to FAA in FY2020, $267 million more than the 2019 enacted level and $614 million above the Trump administration’s budget request.
Dutch national carrier KLM and Ireland-based regional airline CityJet are the two main shareholders behind a Belgian startup—Air Antwerp—being created to operate both scheduled services and provide capacity for others.
The leadership of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is growing increasingly concerned about TSA’s plans to divert hundreds of transportation security officers (TSO) and federal air marshals (FAM) to assist hundreds of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers already stationed at the Southwest border to address a surge of migrants there.
FAA is rolling out contingency operations plans to hundreds of air traffic control (ATC) facilities, an effort that started after a September 2014 fire shut down its Chicago en route center and disrupted air traffic across the US midwest.