US FAA's ability to transition to the NextGen ATC system is threatened by the lack of a detailed plan with measurable goals, airlines' reluctance to spend money to equip aircraft and questions over who ultimately is in charge of implementation, a series of witnesses testified at a House of Representatives hearing yesterday. The NextGen program is "high dollar, it's very complex and it's a long time in being implemented," Government Accountability Office Director-Physical Infrastructure ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"'High risk' NextGen's planning, leadership questioned" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.