The Obama administration is pledging to press its business case for air traffic modernization even harder in the wake of a budget deal in Congress reached during the weekend which slashed the FAA accounts that pay for NextGen programs. Although the cuts didn’t target NextGen specifically, they crimp the agency’s flexibility at a time when NextGen spending is expected to ramp up, and will likely force other Facilities & Equipment (F&E) efforts to be trimmed to keep higher-priority ...

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