Private air traffic control would be faster, cheaper and maybe safer.
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In America, air traffic control is run by the federal government.
Since government doesn’t do anything well, our flight control technology is lousy.
Earlier this year, a government computer failure grounded flights nationwide.
For decades, the FAA has promised to modernize the system.
But it never happens. Government at work.
Private air traffic control works well in other countries.
Why can’t we have it here?