Bill Ayer

Bill Ayer
Setting Priorities For NextGen 

Significant budget cuts are the latest threat to the FAA’s vision for a 21st century air traffic system that already faces formidable challenges. The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) needs to integrate a complex web of air traffic management capabilities to serve growing needs in the world’s busiest airspace, while enhancing safety, saving fuel and reducing environmental impacts. NextGen is more than technology. It includes policies and procedures, and requires a return on investment.

Opinion: Setting Priorities For NextGen
Ayer is chairman of Alaska Air Group, NextGen Advisory Committee

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