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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) – co-chairs of the Senate Travel and Tourism Caucus and members of the Senate Commerce Committee – released the statement below after speaking with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Billy Nolen about the U.S. Notices to Air Missions (NOTAM) system outage that grounded flights nationwide today:

“Travelers in the United States deserve safe and dependable air travel service. As co-chairs of the Senate Travel and Tourism Caucus, we had a constructive conversation with FAA Acting Administrator Billy Nolen who said that his agency is working to determine what caused today’s breakdown to ensure it doesn’t happen again. We are committed to working together in a bipartisan way to strengthen and modernize our air travel system and meet the demands of our 21st century economy.”

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