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



FAA to brief Charlotte on Metroplex procedures

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport … More ››

FAA plans major remote comms reduction

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to decommission 666 of the more than 2,100 remote communications outlets (RCOs) in the continental United States, citing … More ››

This Just In

If you’re craving the latest information on NextGen, look no further. The FAA’s NextGen Update: 2016 is now available online, with all new information on … More ››

Open Season?

As the aviation industry gets ‘smarter,’ cybersecurity vulnerabilities threaten the nation’s airspace, according to several expert alumni from US Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. On April 15, 2015, self-proclaimed … More ››

AIRR still under consideration for FAA rejig

After the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016 by the U.S. Senate, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster said lawmakers are … More ››

US Senate greenlights FAA reauthorisation

The United States Senate overwhelmingly passed a long-term Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorisation bill on Tuesday, sending the measure to the House, where similar legislation … More ››

Raytheon to complete US STARS upgrade

Raytheon has been awarded a $135 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) contract modification to upgrade air traffic control systems at the final 22 airports of … More ››

AIRR Apparent

After telegraphing their intent to do so for the past half year, the United States’s House transportation committee chair Bill Shuster and aviation subcommittee chair … More ››

US transport chief to table radical ATC overhaul

Legislation will be tabled today that could revolutionise US air traffic control. Sources close to Republican politician Bill Shuster – the House transportation chairman who … More ››

Charlotte demonstrates NextGen dividends

NextGen procedures are helping flights operate more efficiently at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), improving on-time performance and decreasing emissions. The Charlotte Metroplex project includes … More ››