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Monday, April 22, 2013

FAA Cutbacks are "Bogus" per Aviation Expert

On CNBC this morning, Mike Boyd of Boyd Group International delivered a brutally and beautifully frank assessment of the Department of Transportation's implementation of the sequester in a manner designed to inflict pain on the traveling public.  It's a four minute video very much worth watching. 

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000163110

 I hope that link worked; if not, you can get the substance from his blog post this morning on his website. This sentence tells what you need to know to evaluate the good faith of the Administration on this front: "after the cuts, the FAA will still have a bigger budget than in 2008, and today, there are one million fewer airline departures."