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    Air Traffic Congestion

    Administrator Blakey addressed Chamber members on the role of the Federal Aviation Administration and recent accomplishments. She responded to audience members' questions. A panel of…

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    Aviation Industry

    Marion Blakey was interviewed about federal regulation of the airline industry and other related issues. After she left, the reporters discussed her responses with the host.

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    Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization

    The Senate Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee held a hearing on the administration’s proposal to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration. Among the…

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    U.S. Aviation Industry

    Marion Blakey talked about changes in the aviation industry and the steps that the Federal Aviation Administration is taking to maintain safety. She responded to questions submitted by…

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    British Terrorist Plot Arrests

    U.S. government officials spoke to reporters about the disruption of a terrorist plan to use explosives on trans-Atlantic flights between Britain and the U.S. that British authorities had…

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    Air Traffic Controllers

    Marion Blakey talked about the status of contract talks between the government and the air traffic controllers union. As of the previous week, the talks had broken off and the FAA had…

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    Department of Transportation Budget

    Secretary Mineta and other transportation officials testified about budget requests for the Department of Transportation. Among the issues they addressed were requested spending…

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    Aviation Safety

    A hearing was held on aviation safety from government officials and from representatives of aviation employee associations. Members of the first panel spoke about observations on the…

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    Air Traffic Control Privatization

    Ms. Blakey talked about the Federal Aviation Administration plan permit privatization of air traffic control operations at some airports. Supporters of the plan said that private…

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    Annual Air Safety Forum

    Participants talked about aviation safety programs and standards. Among the topics they addressed were building effective safety management systems, quality assurance measures, and the…

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    Reflections on Careers in Government

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Ms. Blakey spoke to high school students about public service, leadership qualities,…

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    FAA Reauthorization

    Mr. Mead and Ms. Blakey testified about reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration programs. Among the issues they addressed were the state of the aviation industry,…

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    Centennial of Flight

    Participants spoke about the importance of aviation and recognized pioneers of aviation at a ceremony to launce a national celebration marking the centennial of flight. Mr. Daily…

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    FAA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Ms. Blakey testified about her nomination as Federal Aviation Administration Administrator and her qualifications for the job. Among the issues she addressed were improving air…

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