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


FAA’s Data Comm reaches 1m flight milestone

US air traffic controllers and pilots have used NextGen Data Communications (Data Comm) technology to clear more than one million flights – reaching the significant … More ››

Frequentis USA delivers DFW voice switch

The Frequentis 3020X voice communications system for Dallas Fort Worth NextGen Metroplex has been successfully installed and accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ahead … More ››

FAA showcases Minneapolis NextGen gains

Millions of passengers are benefiting from smoother NextGen arrivals each year at Minneapolis International Airport (MSP), and the benefits don’t stop there, according to the … More ››

The Sum of All 

David Hughes of the FAA NextGen Outreach and Reporting team offers a comprehensive rundown of what the FAA is doing on PBN right now  NextGen … More ››

US democrats offer alternative to Trump ATC privatisation plan, accelerate NextGen reform

A top-ranking democrat on the United States congressional aviation subcommittee has been joined by fellow democrats on the House transport committee to reject President Trump’s plan … More ››

Will To Change

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the … More ››

US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to … More ››

White House endorses US ATC spin-off

US President Trump today advanced his administration’s plan to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control system, spinning it off from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a … More ››

Raytheon completes early NY TRACON upgrade

Raytheon has completed the modernisation of the United States’ busiest terminal air traffic control facility six months ahead of schedule. Under the Terminal Automation Modernization … More ››

FAA reform remains T&I committee focus

The United States’ House transportation and infrastructure committee is preparing to meet tomorrow (Wednesday, May 17) for a full committee hearing on Federal Aviation Administration … More ››