HOUSE PASSES FAA REAUTHORIZATION BILL

WASHINGTON, DC - On May 21, the House passed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009 (H.R. 915) by a vote of 277-136. The bill, which contains many provisions critical to PASS members, authorizes $70 billion for the FAA through FY 2012 with $38.9 billion for FAA operations, $13.4 billion for facilities and equipment (F&E), $16.2 billion for the Airport Improvement Program (AIP), and $1.35 billion for research, engineering and development.

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PASS TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE ON NEXTGEN: RNAV/RNP

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tom Brantley, president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS) testified today before House lawmakers to highlight concerns regarding NextGen: Area Navigation (RNAV)/Required Navigation Performance (RNP), which will incorporate new Performance-Based routes and procedures to enhance system capacity and reduce environmental impacts and fuel costs.

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