Sunday, October 18, 2009

Coalition Urges Senate to Pass FAA Reauthorization

The Senate's inaction on FAA re-authorization has prompted a coalition of aviation groups to lobby lawmakers to get work.

“Aviation helps to sustain over 10 million jobs and contributes over $1 trillion in economic activity in the United States. Because of the current economic challenges facing our nation, we feel it is important to recognize the stimulative effect that passing an FAA re-authorization bill will have on America’s aviation workforce and the aviation infrastructure.

Organizations that signed the letter are:

  • Aerospace Industries Association
  • Air Carrier Association of America
  • Air Line Pilots Association
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Airport Consultants Council
  • Airports Council International-North America
  • American Association of Airport Executives
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • American Council of Engineering Companies
  • American Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • Association of Flight Attendants – CWA
  • Assoc. of Metropolitan Planning Organizations.
  • Cargo Airlines Association
  • General Aviation Manufacturers Association
  • Institute of Electric and Electronics
  • Engineers-USA
  • International Air Transport Association
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  • International Union of Operating Engineers
  • National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • National Air Transportation Association
  • National Aircraft Resale Association
  • National Association of Counties
  • National Association of Regional Councils
  • National Assoc. of State Aviation Officials
  • National Business Aviation Association
  • National League of Cities
  • National Sand, Stone and Gravel Association
  • Portland Cement Association
  • Professional Aviation Maintenance Association
  • Professional Aviation Safety Specialists

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