NPR Marketplace, Trump Plan to Privatize the FAA Faces Familiar Foes
April 13, 2017
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  • It’s been a bad week for U.S. airlines. It started first with the mass weather cancellations by Delta followed swiftly by the now infamous video of a United Airlines passenger being physically assaulted and dragged off a flight to Louisville, Kentucky.

    All of this turbulence has overshadowed a recent endorsement by the Trump administration of a congressional plan to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system.