Category Archives: NextGen

Huerta urges ‘full and honest’ NextGen review

Now is the right time to be asking critical questions over alternative approaches to modernising the US air transport system, according to the FAA chief … More ››

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‘Most significant reforms in a generation’ needed to correct US federal aviation mistakes, modernise air traffic control

The Eno Center for Transportation is calling for taking US air traffic control out of the Federal Aviation Administration in favour of either a government corporation … More ››

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Finavia profitability reaches record level 

The revenues and profitability of Finavia Group reached an all-time high in 2016 with revenues growing at a fast pace (+7.9%), reaching €380.9 million (2015: €353.1 … More ››

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Telephonics receives FAA production order 

Telephonics has received production orders for 34 Common Terminal Digitizer (CTD) systems from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). CTD supports the FAA’s Next Gen initiative so … More ››

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Finland’s Finavia looks to spin off ATC

Finavia is examining whether to turn its air navigation business into an independent company responsible for Finland’s area and approach control services. Finavia is preparing the … More ››

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US to smooth global adoption of four-dimensional trajectory flight

Aviation authorities in the United States are to conduct their own series of four-dimensional trajectory demonstration flights building on the work of their European counterparts. Four-dimensional … More ››

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Paying It Forward

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed deployment of the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) at the 11 largest Terminal Radar Approach … More ››

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NextGen costs defy control, ATO spin-off schedule, costs studied

NextGen is failing to transform how US air traffic is managed, according to a new watchdog probe into the status of an ATM modernisation programme … More ››

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Trump victory revives bid to spin off US ATC

No sooner than the US presidential election result was clear than the nation’s airline industry chiefs leapt in to promote the case for the corporatisation of … More ››

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Engility clinches $369m US contract 

The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center has awarded Engility a $369 million contract to provide engineering and technical services as well … More ››

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