Alliance on Passage of Annual Appropriations Bill

The Alliance for Aviation Across America commends the approval of an omnibus spending bill, which provides funding, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), through Sept. 30, 2017. The legislation provides more than $16.4 billion for the FAA, including funding for the airport contract tower program at $159 million, and allocates $1.5 million to the FAA to expand the certification program for new technologies. The omnibus spending bill, which was approved May ... [+]

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