An FAA air traffic controller works in the Dulles International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower in Sterling, Va., in September. Major airlines are pushing to overhaul the nation’s air traffic control system but face opposition from the general aviation industry.
An FAA air traffic controller works in the Dulles International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower in Sterling, Va., in September. Major airlines are pushing to overhaul the nation’s air traffic control system but face opposition from the general aviation industry. Cliff Owen File photo
An FAA air traffic controller works in the Dulles International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower in Sterling, Va., in September. Major airlines are pushing to overhaul the nation’s air traffic control system but face opposition from the general aviation industry. Cliff Owen File photo

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