Privatizing FAA Would Mean Higher Costs For Consumers, Schumer SaysClaiming it will mean higher costs for already overcharged flyers, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) came out Sunday against President Donald Trump’s plan to privatize the air traffic control system.
President Trump Outlines Plan To Privatize, Modernize Air Traffic Control SystemTrump's budget plan released earlier this year called for the changes, placing air traffic operations under an "independent, nongovernmental organization."
Smoke Reported In Elevator Shaft Of Newark Airport Air Traffic Control TowerAir traffic controllers have been moved to an alternate site and will continue to handle traffic until the issue is resolved, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
New York City Area Airports Look At ExpansionWhile the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.
Victims' Families Remember NYC Plane Crash From '60All bodies were recovered, but some unidentified remains are buried at a gravesite at Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery.

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