Hearing to Focus on State of American Aviation
December 10, 2013
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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House 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 hear 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 FAA reauthorization bill.

    The hearing, titled “The State of American Aviation,” is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

    Witnesses include:

    Susan Kurland, Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs, Department of Transportation
    Nicholas E. Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America
    Mark Brewer, Airport Director, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport; Chair, American Association of Airport Executives
    Pete Bunce, President and CEO, General Aviation Manufacturers Association
    Ed Bolen, President and CEO, National Business Aviation Association
    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.