NATA Praises Senate Committee's Swift Action on Bipartisan FAA Reauthorization Legislation
Washington, DC, March 16, 2016 – Today, the Senate Commerce Committee approved by voice vote S.2658, the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016, bipartisan legislation extending FAA programs through September 30, 2017. The following is a statement by National Air Transportation Association President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks:
“NATA thanks the members of the Commerce Committee for their swift, bipartisan action on this important legislation. The Committee's ability to move forward in such an expeditious manner is a testament to the hard work of Chairman Thune, Ranking Member Nelson and their staffs. We strongly support the legislation's approach to making the FAA and it's programs more effective and hope the full Senate will take up and approve this legislation in April."