This is from my daughter who is a pilot. It is a copy of the letter she received from the AOPA
"This week members of the House of Representatives are meeting to discuss House Bill H.R. 2997, the 21st Century AIRR Act, which would remove air traffic control from the FAA and turn it over to the airlines.
Please call your member of Congress at (202) 225-7041 and
ask them to oppose HR 2997 and protect the freedom to fly. You needn’t
provide a detailed response, just state your opposition to the bill.
Also, if you have not sent a letter to your representatives, you can do so here.
would cost tens of billions of dollars and airlines could dictate
policy at the expense of general aviation and rural communities.
Additionally, costs would go up for every traveler, and a privatized ATC
would be inherently “too-big-to fail” resulting in taxpayer bailouts
just as we’ve seen Canada and the U.K."
Now, giving the recent behavior of a few airlines and especially the incident of physically dragging a passenger off a plane, that the airline overbooked.....is that who you want in control of air traffic??
Should another 9/11 hit, I sure don't want Southwest, United, American and such controlling the air....