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A New Approach to Managing Congestion in the Skies

The Federal Aviation Administration has made major strides in managing congestion and reducing delays, working hard to transform our nation’s airspace by implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System.

The Promise of NextGen

The tablet computer has been built. Now it’s time to load a few apps. That’s the analogy for the Next Generation Air Transportation System that Michael Whitaker, deputy administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration, gave recently as part of Volpe’s Transportation and the Economy speaker...

Infographic Shows How Technology is Transforming Aviation

The Federal Aviation Administration is rolling out the Next Generation Transportation System, NextGen, transforming how air traffic controllers and pilots see our national airspace. A key technology, called Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B),  is helping FAA  transition...