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Forward progress on FAA funding, at last?


With the entry of the new administration into office in Jan-09, hope that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will finally be removed from its ‘drip feed’ funding life support system has been rekindled. [1496 words]

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  • Who pays?
  • The Act - funding, safety, security, cooperation
  • NextGen implementation plan development
  • 2009 - a milestone year for ATC in the US?

Graphs and data:

  • Airport and Airway Trust Fund uncommitted balance: FY01 to FY2008 ( USD millions)
  • US average domestic ticket prices (USD)
  • Actual and projected F&E spending (USD million): FY08 - FY2013
  • FAA Reauthorisation Act 2009 funding summary (USD millions)
  • NextGen integrated mid-term capability outline
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