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



Will To Change

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the … More ››

US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to … More ››

White House endorses US ATC spin-off

US President Trump today advanced his administration’s plan to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control system, spinning it off from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a … More ››

Raytheon completes early NY TRACON upgrade

Raytheon has completed the modernisation of the United States’ busiest terminal air traffic control facility six months ahead of schedule. Under the Terminal Automation Modernization … More ››

FAA reform remains T&I committee focus

The United States’ House transportation and infrastructure committee is preparing to meet tomorrow (Wednesday, May 17) for a full committee hearing on Federal Aviation Administration … More ››

Warranted Surveillance?

Dorothy Robyn and Kevin Neels present an economic perspective on space-based ADS-B technology. The decision earlier this year by aviation authorities to abandon the search … More ››

Key NextGen programmes remain fully funded

US lawmakers have passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill to stave off a government shutdown. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to receive an increase … More ››

FAA and Aireon announce space-based ADS-B NextGen technology flight test success

Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, collecting ADS-B data to be … More ››

FAA to hold airspace workshops in Las Vegas

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold three public information workshops in late April on proposed airspace improvements over the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The … More ››

US data comm faces security threat probe

A US transport watchdog is initiating an audit into information controls governing one of the cornerstone technologies of NextGen to prevent potential security threats from … More ››