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Do you agree with Sully or Steve Forbes on the plan to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system?

Do you agree with Sully or Steve Forbes on the plan to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system?

Both opponents and supporters of a proposal to turn over the nation’s air traffic control system to a private, nonprofit organization now have celebrity spokesmen to make their case.

The plan has been around for years, but it gained new momentum when it was included in a funding bill by the Trump administration.

Under the concept, the Federal Aviation Administration would turn control of the system over to a panel that would include representatives from airlines, pilot and flight attendants unions and local leaders....

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