FAA Reauthorization

Main Street Applauds Passage of FAA Reauthorization & Reforms

WASHINGTON - Republican Main Street President and CEO Sarah Chamberlain today the applauded the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, a five-year bill to reauthorize current FAA programs, improve passenger and crew safety, provide stability for America’s aviation community and make reforms to ensure American manufacturing competitiveness on a global scale. 

“Thanks to the leadership of Main Street member and Chairman Bill Shuster, the reforms passed today boost passenger safety, cut red tape to keep American aircraft manufacturers competitive and improves the travel experience for all Americans. I applaud the work of Chairman Shuster and his committee and thank them for their work to keep American passengers and crew safer in the skies,” Chamberlain said.

“Today, the House overwhelmingly approved the first long-term FAA reauthorization bill since 2012,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA).  “These reforms will help job creators lead in a competitive global marketplace for aviation, improve our airport infrastructure in large, small and rural communities, and improve air travel for millions of Americans.”  

House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster is a member of the Republican Main Street Partnership, a group of nearly 80 members of Congress who are committed to commonsense governing and passing legislation to directly improve the lives of the American people.