US Airways Chairman and CEO Doug Parker expressed strong reluctance to invest in cockpit technology that is seen as being vital to achieving the goals of FAA's NextGen air traffic management system, stating that the cost/benefit case has not been made. Speaking at the carrier's media day in Phoenix Wednesday, Parker said, "There is not a capacity issue in the United States right now as it relates to air traffic control, so putting in place NextGen ATC, while it makes all the ...

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