air transportation system


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a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air

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The responsibility of maintaining a safe and sound air transportation system is the utmost responsibility entrusted to the regulator, the Director General of Civil Aviation on behalf of the State.
FAA is making strides toward NextGen buy-in The Federal Aviation Administration is steadily increasing the strength of its arguments in support of the Next Generation Air Transportation System. Airlines have been hesitant to make the necessary major investments for NextGen to succeed.
This latest expansion at Frankfurt Airport is among measures aimed at securing its role and competitiveness in the international air transportation system. The new area expands Terminal 1 by about 2,625ft (800m) westwards and comprises more than 1,995,630sq ft (185,400[m.sup.2]) of total space.
"Around two percent of passenger traffic has been diverted to high speed rail, while the good news is that high speed rail allows the economy to grow at a little faster rate because you provide the connectivity, and probably at the end of the day, it has a positive net effect on the air transportation system", he said.
"The FAA is a critical safety organization that regulates our national air transportation system. Putting it at risk is folly beyond comparison."
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.
In the book, Ravich presents the main legal, business, and political aspects of the nation's air transportation system. Although a definite set of laws and regulations exists with respect to the ownership, operation, maintenance, and use of aircraft, airports, and airspace, "aviation law" is contextual, involving and requiring the study of other areas of substantive and doctrinal law, including administrative, bankruptcy, constitutional, contract, labor, procedural, property, and tort law, as applied in a specific industry.
The nation's air transportation system will continue to expand over the next couple of decades, so the airliners of the next generation should have lower noise levels, lower emissions levels, and less fuel burn than today's aircraft.
Forty-three international academics, researchers, and computer science professionals contribute 15 chapters demonstrating how mathematical models and computer software can be developed and applied for improving the planning, design, operation, and management of air transportation systems. 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.
"This will result in a savings of over $2 million over the course of the twoyear period and still provide the communities with access to the national air transportation system," the DOT said in its offer.
* Next Generation Air Transportation System: Status of Systems Acquisition and the Transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
I look forward to continuing to watch JetBlue thrive and grow here in New York and will do everything I can to make sure New York's air transportation system is as safe, affordable, and efficient as possible."
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