Category Archives: NextGen

New report outlines devastating effects of sequestration on air travel

A recent report released by the Aerospace Industries Association predicts thousands of job losses and up to 10% reductions in air traffic if automatic budget cuts enacted by Congress, known as sequestration, are allowed to hit the FAA on January … Continue reading

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FAA To Explore Incentives For NextGen Aircraft Equipment

The FAA held a public meeting today to solicit input on incentives for commercial and general aviation operators to equip their aircraft with NextGen capabilities. In the most recent FAA reauthorization bill, Congress gave the U.S. Transportation Secretary authority to … Continue reading

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Building the Runway to the Skies of Tomorrow

ALPA has long pushed for advancing the adoption of Next Gen air traffic control upgrades, which will increase safety and promote efficiency and capacity growth.   The passage of the FAA bill this year was critical in allowing the agency to … Continue reading

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