Is the FAA funded for 2020?
Senate cleared a $17.7 billion budget for the FAA in Fiscal Year 2020 as part of an overarching “minibus” multi-agency funding bill.
The bill would fully fund the contract tower program and calls on the FAA to respond to key reports on its certification activities..
Who controls the FAA?
United States Department of TransportationThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the agency of the United States Department of Transportation responsible for the regulation and oversight of civil aviation within the U.S., as well as operation and development of the National Airspace System. Its primary mission is to ensure safety of civil aviation.
Who is the head of the FAA today?
Steve DicksonSteve Dickson was sworn in as the FAA administrator by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on August 12, after being confirmed for a five-year term by the U.S. Senate on July 24, 2019.
What is AIP funding?
The Airport Improvement Program ( AIP ) provides grants to public agencies — and, in some cases, to private owners and entities — for the planning and development of public-use airports that are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems ( NPIAS ).