57Apr 4, 2007
Air Traffic Congestion
Administrator Blakey addressed Chamber members on the role of the Federal Aviation Administration and recent accomplishments. She responded to audience members' questions.
A panel of ...
29Mar 2, 2007
Marion Blakey was interviewed about federal regulation of the airline industry and other related issues. After she left, the reporters discussed her responses with the host.
25Feb 15, 2007
Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization
The Senate Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee held a hearing on the administration’s proposal to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration. Among the issues ...
32Jan 30, 2007
U.S. Aviation Industry
Marion Blakey talked about changes in the aviation industry and the steps that the Federal Aviation Administration is taking to maintain safety. She responded to questions submitted by members ...
23Aug 10, 2006
British Terrorist Plot Arrests
U.S. government officials spoke to reporters about the disruption of a terrorist plan to use explosives on trans-Atlantic flights between Britain and the U.S. that British authorities had acted ...
69Apr 11, 2006
Air Traffic Controllers
Marion Blakey talked about the status of contract talks between the government and the air traffic controllers union. As of the previous week, the talks had broken off and the FAA had declared ...
26Mar 7, 2006
Department of Transportation Budget
Secretary Mineta and other transportation officials testified about budget requests for the Department of Transportation. Among the issues they addressed were requested spending increases in ...
46Nov 17, 2005
A hearing was held on aviation safety from government officials and from representatives of aviation employee associations. Members of the first panel spoke about observations on the Federal ...
84Sep 10, 2003
Air Traffic Control Privatization
Ms. Blakey talked about the Federal Aviation Administration plan permit privatization of air traffic control operations at some airports. Supporters of the plan said that private air ...
49Aug 20, 2003
Annual Air Safety Forum
Participants talked about aviation safety programs and standards. Among the topics they addressed were building effective safety management systems, quality assurance measures, and the ...
67May 20, 2003
Reflections on Careers in Government
As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Ms. Blakey spoke to high school students about public service, leadership qualities, and her ...
21Feb 11, 2003
Mr. Mead and Ms. Blakey testified about reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration programs. Among the issues they addressed were the state of the aviation industry, safety and ...
58Dec 17, 2002
Centennial of Flight
Participants spoke about the importance of aviation and recognized pioneers of aviation at a ceremony to launce a national celebration marking the centennial of flight.
Mr. Daily ...
22Sep 3, 2002
FAA Administrator Confirmation Hearing
Ms. Blakey testified about her nomination as Federal Aviation Administration Administrator and her qualifications for the job. Among the issues she addressed were improving air traffic ...