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During the same period of time (from the 1930s until the mid-1970s), governments at all levels—federal, state, and local—poured hundreds of billions of dollars into making America’s air transport system the largest and most advanced in the world. S. were built during this period, and the current air traffic control system was developed and staffed with government employees. In addition, the government awarded huge subsidies, underwritten by taxpayers, to airplane manufacturers like Boeing and McDonnell Douglas to assure a steady stream of new planes with new technology.
46 In just two years, despite tremendous losses, the ATA was able to find more than $8 million to spend on lobbying the Obama administration. Certainly Mr. Calio was brought on to make sure that was money was well spent. While government is the major player in determining where the industry is going, it is not the only factor. Suffice it to say, I could spend the rest of this book illustrating the deals that go on between the airlines and government. We will look at many of them in the chapters that follow; but that’s not our major purpose here.
8 million, after Murtha persuaded Congress to add the project to the federal budget. He also got the funds that year to build the new terminal, where his portrait graces the entrance. In 1998, at Murtha’s urging, the Marine Corps agreed to move a helicopter unit to Johnstown and constructed a $14 million hangar and training facility at the airport’s southeastern edge. And there’s more. In 2007, the airport authority fired longtime manager Joe McKelvey after he used FAA funds to buy a Chevrolet Tahoe SUV to use at the airport.
Boeing (Images of America) by Martin W. Bowman