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2013-07-30 08:22:18

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded a team led by Saab Sensis a contract to provide Flight Critical Systems Research (FCSR) and related services to address aviation systems technology gaps that stem from the operational challenges of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120629/MM33749LOGO ) The Saab Sensis team, including Metron Aviation,...

NextGen Helps With Air Traffic Management Concepts And Procedures
2013-07-24 10:05:32

NASA The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that there are approximately 23,000 scheduled takeoffs and landings in the U.S. each day. Behind the scenes, air traffic controllers coordinate and communicate movements to the pilots that ensure safe operations with minimal delays. Even further behind the scenes, at NASA Langley's Air Traffic Operations Laboratory (ATOL), pilots and air traffic controllers have a unique opportunity to improve or develop new air traffic management...

2013-06-19 04:20:15

Systems designed to reduce delays and increase capacity and efficiency PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) latest air traffic management automation systems have successfully gone into continuous operation at two of the world's busiest airport hubs: Dallas Fort Worth in the U.S. and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Dallas Fort Worth is the first of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) high volume hubs to transition to Raytheon's Standard...

2013-05-08 12:22:04

Crites nominated by the FAA for leadership and collaboration in implementing NextGen and other new aviation technologies DFW AIRPORT, Texas, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Crites, the executive vice president for operations at DFW International Airport, has been selected by the White House as a Transportation Champion of Change, one of only 12 people selected nationwide for the honor. The Federal Aviation Administration nominated Crites for the recognition for his...

2013-04-22 20:20:27

New technology will enhance precision approaches and landings at one of the top ten busiest airports in the country HOUSTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) became fully operational with the first precision approach flown by a United Airlines aircraft using Honeywell's SmartPath Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) on Monday, April 22. IAH is one of two airports in the country participating in a pilot program, in...

2013-04-03 16:20:26

Improvements designed to take advantage of NextGen opportunities will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and noise footprint in half and improve operational efficiencies and reliabilities ATLANTA, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will outfit its fleet of 182 MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft as well as several flight simulators with standardized, state-of-the-art glass cockpits and GPS navigation that will improve efficiency, reduce environmental impact and position the...

2012-08-22 06:26:55

LONDON, August 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATC Global Unveils 2013 Conference Agenda ATC Global revealed today an agenda for its 2013 three day conference, taking place on 12-14 March in Amsterdam, that will spark honest debate about the current progress with global ATM interoperability. A panel assembled to represent stakeholders from every global region will answer the difficult questions, discuss the current strategies in place and steer debate...

2012-08-17 10:20:19

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance for the Advancement of NextGen (NAANG) has surpassed 1,000 members, signaling the unprecedented support for improvements in air traffic systems among travel and tourism industry and business leaders. In announcements across the country, officials highlighted that already the benefits of NextGen are being realized today, and there is a need to press forward the implementation of NextGen to ensure the nation's busiest commercial...

2012-08-16 23:02:22

A revolutionary advancement in air traffic management that will be hosted on Iridium´s second-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Hood River, Oregon USA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 Sagetech Corporation has won a subcontract by Harris Corporation, an international communications company that is providing integrated Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads for AireonSM, a revolutionary advancement in air traffic management that will be hosted on...

2012-08-16 02:20:41

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission today announced that it is joining an important nationwide initiative called the National Alliance to Advance NextGen (NAANG). Created by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to call attention to the need for rapid upgrading of the nation's air traffic system, NAANG is made up of over 1,000 organizations of all kinds that use or rely on air travel and are concerned about the adverse economic and...