air transportation system


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Noun1.air transportation system - a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by airair transportation system - a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
hub-and-spoke, hub-and-spoke system - a system of air transportation in which local airports offer air transportation to a central airport where long-distance flights are available
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
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Under this contract, Northrop Grumman will support the FAA safety mission and Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) objectives of developing automation, and information systems and services to address future air traffic requirements.
assistant administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration's Next Generation Air Transportation System in Washington
Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) said it has enhanced its AirCentre Flight Explorer solution using Planefinder data, offering additional coverage globally for aircraft position information as part of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
Acting FAA chief calls for collaboration to continue NextGen progress The Federal Aviation Administration's acting administrator, Michael Huerta, emphasized the need for collaboration among government, industry, unions and others in a speech about the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
The FAA is in the early stages of implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System, which will move air traffic control to a satellite-based system for monitoring planes.
This testimony discusses the current progress toward implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
ECSS is said to be Next-Gen-enabling because of its role in supporting the transformation of the National Airspace System (NAS) to the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
Transforming the global air transportation system (ATS) from ground-based communications and radar control to satellite-based navigation systems will generate significant savings for airlines and passengers, said a new report.
It can be used with several different data-link technologies and is being developed as part of the USA's Next Generation Air Transportation System.
Coverage includes managing the air transportation complexity to make the air transportation system more efficient and safe for the user, as well as environmentally friendly; conceptual and mathematical models that can be embedded in computational tools to improve economic and operational performance; technological means for improving aircraft performance; and improving computer software effectiveness for safe and efficient air traffic management decisions and aircraft control computers.
Next Generation Air Transportation System: Status of Systems Acquisition and the Transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
The FAA's next-generation air transportation system will comprise a suite of networked software tools and a new breed of ground-based radar system May 30, 2007

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