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Hearing Will Focus on State of American Aviation

Washington, DC, Dec 9, 2013 | Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington, DC – The Aviation Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will examine the state of American aviation during a Congressional hearing on Thursday.  The Subcommittee will receive testimony on the economic health of American aviation, including impediments to growth, as well as issues or policy areas that should be considered in the next Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill.

The hearing, entitled “The State of American Aviation,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

Witnesses:

  • Honorable Susan Kurland, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, Department of Transportation
  • Mr. Nicholas E. Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America
  • Mr. Mark Brewer, Airport Director, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport; Chair, American Association of Airport Executives
  • Mr. Peter Bunce, President and CEO, General Aviation Manufacturers Association
  • Mr. Edward M. Bolen, President and CEO, National Business Aviation Association
  • Mr. Edward Wytkind, President, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO 

More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and link to a live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available. 

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Tags: Aviation