Tag Archives: Sequestration

NextGen executives told to ‘right-size and review’

Delivery of the $40 billion NextGen switch to satellite-based air traffic control systems will likely remain highly vulnerable to political caprice. Speaking at this year’s … More ››

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Overhaul NextGen funding: NATCA

US controllers’ union NATCA is warning that the recent 17-day shutdown of federal agencies due to political deadlock has inflicted significant on NextGen, the nation’s … More ››

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NATCA condemns US government shutdown

The US National Air Traffic Controllers Association today condemned the shutdown of the federal government and called on Congress to end it immediately. As a … More ››

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NextGen failure risk endangers US economy

The economic engine that US air transportation represents will stall if the NextGen vision is not fulfilled, according to a new report released to co-incide … More ››

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Waving Or Drowning?

The United States face ever greater challenges in a bid to resolve barriers to NextGen’s much needed benefits. Aimée Turner asks whether it is more … More ››

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Huerta repeats sequester warning for NextGen

Despite the imminent release of the US Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen Implementation Plan – delayed by final touches to the President’s 2014 budget – the … More ››

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US bizav applaud contract tower support

The US-based National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and 10 other aviation organisations have signed a joint letter to leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations … More ››

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Lockheed chief issues NextGen rallying call

Lockheed Martin CEO and President Marillyn A. Hewson called upon the aviation industry to coalesce around a common set of principles to ensure sequestration does … More ››

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FAA’s plan for AirVenture ATC fees troubling

The US Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has  denounced an FAA plan to charge the Experimental Aircraft Association for the travel costs, per diem … More ››

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US preparing for worst if financial future unclear

The budget debacle that saw more than 100 towers threatened with closure last month must be permanently resolved if US aviation is not to face … More ››

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