Southwest Airlines will invest $175 million to implement RNP fleetwide for use at 64 US airports, the LCC announced yesterday at the Eco-Aviation conference presented by Air Transport World and Leeham Co. in Washington. Senior Director-Flight Operations Jeff Martin said SWA is teaming with Naverus and FAA to jumpstart the US's transition to a satellite-based NextGen ATC system. "This is in line with FAA's future direction roadmap," he told attendees at the conference. He added that "for a ...

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