Opinion: FAA needs more than extension of authorization

05/28/2008 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A bill that would reauthorize the FAA for five years and provide funding to overhaul the nation's aging air traffic control system is stalled in the Senate, the Washington Post editorial board writes, stating also that a four-month extension of authorization is "no way to regulate air travel." "By maintaining the funding levels of previous years, lawmakers are putting off the hard decisions that would bring the air traffic control system into the 21st century and bring relief to a long-suffering flying public," the board writes.

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