air traffic controllers Schumer Opposes Trump Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control By Associated Press • Jun 11, 2017 Lucas Willard / WAMC Sen. Charles Schumer says President Donald Trump's plan to privatize the nation's air traffic control system could mean higher costs for consumers. Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney By Alan Chartock • May 15, 2013 Listen Listening... / Sequestration took a turn when flight delays held up air traffic around the country. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the sequester is an ongoing mess. U.S. Senator Has A Plan To Reinstate Furloughed Air Traffic Controllers By Allison Dunne • Apr 25, 2013 jvl on flickr A U.S. Senator from New York is behind legislation to get air traffic controllers back on the job.