Aviation Policy News: Global airport privatization, air traffic control reform comeback, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

In this issue:

Global airport privatization resumes take-off

Is ATC reform making a comeback?

FAA and remote towers: What’s really going on?

Another remote tower company hits FAA’s brick wall

How FAA views the future of control towers

Further thoughts on preventing runway incursions

News Notes

Quotable Quotes

Global Airport Privatization Resumes Take-offBy Marc Scribner

Having survived the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, the global trend of private investment in airports—via outright purchase, long-term lease, or public-private partnership projects at airports—continued its recovery in 2022. These activities are documented in Reason Foundation’s 2023 Annual Privatization Report: Aviation, which is available now to readers of this newsletter ahead of its publication tomorrow.

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