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RAA Fall meeting: what will the desert yield? (Regional Airline Association's Fall Membership Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona)(includes article on the European Regional Airline Organization)

RAA Fall meeting: What will the desert yield?

Phoenix conclave will discuss PFC legislation, FAA inspections and possible consolidation of FAA flight-standards office.

The Regional Airline Association's (RAA) Fall Membership Meeting this month in Phoenix at The Pointe at Squaw Peak will feature U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), MGM Grand Air President Charles L. Demoney and top officials from FAA.

McCain ranking minority member of the Senate Aviation subcommittee, is expected to touch on a wide range of issues, including pilot retention, code sharing and the proposed passenger-facility-charge (PFC) legislation that is gaining support in the Senate. In August, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the charges in the Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990. …

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