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FAA funding still on life support

20-Oct-2009

The fate of the US ‘NextGen’ programme, and with it the future of US air traffic management, still rests in the hands of US lawmakers, after almost two years of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) existing on a temporary funding basis. [1388 words]

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Subheadings:

  • A temporary cushion, while the US deals with other issues
  • Taking NextGen to the next stage
  • More NextGen technology coming on stream
  • Corporatisation provisions
  • Infrastructure progress
  • New three-year contract for controllers

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  • Recently announced US airport upgrades
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