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Feb 12, 2019, 14:15 ET Aviation and Travel Industry Strongly Supports Bill Ensuring Stability for the Aviation System

A coalition of 40 stakeholders representing all segments of the aviation and travel industries today sent a letter to the chairmen and ranking...


Jan 25, 2019, 18:48 ET NATCA Grateful for End of Shutdown and Hopeful for a Long-Term Appropriations Bill

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) issued the following statement about the agreement to temporarily end the shutdown and...


Jan 25, 2019, 13:31 ET NATCA Statement

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) issued the following statement. NATCA's President Paul Rinaldi stated: NATCA does not...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:40 ET NATCA Holding Informational Leafleting for Travelers at Dulles International Airport

The partial government shutdown is now in its fourth week, and no resolution is in sight. In an effort to expand the discussion about the effects of...


Jan 11, 2019, 13:02 ET NATCA Sues Government Over Failure To Pay Members For Work Performed During Shutdown

This morning, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AFL-CIO (NATCA) filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District...


Jun 22, 2017, 16:23 ET Statement by NATCA President Paul Rinaldi supporting the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act

National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) President Paul Rinaldi issued this statement after House Transportation and Infrastructure...


Jun 05, 2017, 13:00 ET Statement by NATCA President Paul Rinaldi about President's Announcement of Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative

National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) President Paul Rinaldi stated: NATCA shares the Administration's commitments to infrastructure...


Mar 23, 2016, 08:00 ET NATCA to Honor Members' Finest Work at Annual Awards Banquet

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) will honor air traffic controllers who performed life-saving flight assists in the previous...


Feb 06, 2012, 08:00 ET NATCA Hails Passage of Long-term FAA Bill

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association cheered Congressional approval of the long-overdue Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization...


Feb 01, 2012, 09:51 ET NATCA Honors Top Controller Flight Assists at Eighth Annual Archie League Medal of Safety Awards

Two Chicago Center controllers guided the pilot of a plane with icing conditions, a lost localizer and low fuel to a safe landing. A team of three...


Aug 01, 2011, 03:47 ET $1.5 Billion in Revenue Will Be Forfeited if Congress Leaves for August Recess Without Addressing FAA Bill

National Air Traffic Controllers Association President Paul Rinaldi issued the following statement today, urgently appealing to Congress not to...


Jul 28, 2011, 04:00 ET NATCA Calls On Congress to Resolve FAA Stalemate Before Leaving Town

Below is a statement from National Air Traffic Controllers Association President Paul Rinaldi, who urged lawmakers today to immediately pass an FAA...


Jul 25, 2011, 04:50 ET FAA Employees Urge Immediate Action on FAA Furloughs

Today, approximately 4,000 employees at the FAA represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), National...


Apr 22, 2011, 05:28 ET NATCA Calls for Implementation of Joint FAA-NATCA Fatigue Recommendations

Statement from NATCA President Paul Rinaldi: "Last week we began an open and honest dialogue with our members about recent incidents and the reminder ...


Apr 16, 2011, 04:03 ET Statement From NATCA President Paul Rinaldi

"NATCA stands in full support of the FAA's immediate steps both today and last week to address the recent incidents, including last night's episode...


Mar 24, 2011, 01:23 ET NATCA Statement on Safe Staffing For Air Traffic Control Shifts

National Air Traffic Controllers Association President Paul Rinaldi issued the following statement stressing the need for safe staffing of...


Feb 16, 2010, 09:16 ET Update: Pilots and Aviation Stakeholders Have Sent Over 550 Letters to Congress to Ask for Inclusive FAA Facility Realignment Process

Using the website www.localairportsmatter.com, pilots and aviation stakeholders from Ohio and other locations around the country affected by the...


Jan 29, 2010, 11:19 ET Controller Staffing Plummets at Busy California FAA Facility; Safety Now an Issue as Errors on the Rise

The number of fully trained and certified air traffic controllers at Southern California Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON), the nation's...