NextGen

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is the name given to a new National Airspace System due for implementation across the United States in stages between 2012 and 2025

Overview

NextGen


NextGen complexity flagged as safety concern

The increasing complexity of US airspace has been singled out as one of the top areas of concern for the nation’s business aviation community. The … More ››

Trump releases US air traffic spin-off plan

US President Donald Trump has announced his intention to spin off US air traffic control within budget plans that were released on March 16. President Trump had already … More ››

Searidge debuts Aimee AI platform for ATM

World ATM Congress Searidge Technologies, global provider of remote tower and airport surface optimisation solutions to air navigation service providers (ANSP) and airports today unveiled Aimee, an … More ››

‘Most significant reforms in a generation’ needed to correct US federal aviation mistakes, modernise air traffic control

The Eno Center for Transportation is calling for taking US air traffic control out of the Federal Aviation Administration in favour of either a government corporation … More ››

Telephonics receives FAA production order 

Telephonics has received production orders for 34 Common Terminal Digitizer (CTD) systems from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). CTD supports the FAA’s Next Gen initiative so … More ››

US to smooth global adoption of four-dimensional trajectory flight

Aviation authorities in the United States are to conduct their own series of four-dimensional trajectory demonstration flights building on the work of their European counterparts. Four-dimensional … More ››

Paying It Forward

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed deployment of the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) at the 11 largest Terminal Radar Approach … More ››

NextGen costs defy control, ATO spin-off schedule, costs studied

NextGen is failing to transform how US air traffic is managed, according to a new watchdog probe into the status of an ATM modernisation programme … More ››

Trump victory revives bid to spin off US ATC

No sooner than the US presidential election result was clear than the nation’s airline industry chiefs leapt in to promote the case for the corporatisation of … More ››

Engility clinches $369m US contract 

The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center has awarded Engility a $369 million contract to provide engineering and technical services as well … More ››