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Industry Innovation and Government Oversight: An Effective Partnership

Jan. 20, 2015

Taken by any measure, aviation continues to top the list of the world’s safest forms of transportation. In terms of hours flown, number of passengers transported, and number of…

ADS-B Infrastructure: On Time, On Budget, On the Job

The Department of Transportation Inspector General’s report on issues surrounding the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system fails to state the obvious, that the infrastructure necessary to implement ADS-B is on time, on budget and on the job.  It is imperative that to improve our air transportation system and to enhance safety for future generations, the aviation industry, operators and government must all do their part to make NextGen a success.

AIA: NextGen Program to Face Challenges Under President’s FY15 Budget

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the release of the President’s fiscal year 2015 Budget Request for the Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration.

NextGen: Proven Technology. Endangered Potential

Sep. 17, 2013

Budget cuts are undermining the United States' ability to fully implement the Next Generation Air Transportation System known as NextGen. This delayed implementation is slowing air travel…

NextGen: The Future of Flying

Jun. 03, 2010

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) transforms the National Airspace System to meet future safety, security, capacity and environmental needs. The full implementation of NextGen will…