Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Scott Carson said "progress has been too slow" in modernizing US ATC and argued that with "minimal investment" FAA could increase system efficiency in the near term. The agency has said that "a large percentage" of the NextGen satellite-based ATC system's benefits will be available by 2018, but a growing chorus of industry players and government officials have been complaining that promises on NextGen are too vague and focused on efficiencies ...

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