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.
The Metroplex Initiative will install facets of the Next Generation Air Transportation System at 14 airports in south and central Florida within the next three years.
Categories: Transportation, Air traffic control systems, Air traffic controllers, Air transportation, Aircraft, Airports, Cost analysis, Navigation aids, Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), Program management, Satellites, Schedule slippages, Systems analysis, Systems design, Systems evaluation, Technology assessment, Technology modernization programs, Transportation planning
Deloitte's "Transforming the air transportation system -- a business case for program acceleration" study estimates the net present value of deploying the programme globally as scheduled by 2025 for the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) NextGen, European Union (EU) SESAR and other global programs is $897 billion through 2035, the end of the study period.
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.
has a very brittle air transportation system," remarks Lance Sherry, professor of systems engineering and lead author of the report.
The FAA's proposed reauthorization legislation, the Next Generation Air Transportation System Financing Reform Act of 2007, is supposed to "make it easier for airports, airlines and controllers to keep pace with the skyrocketing demand for air travel," according to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey.
air transportation system is an attractive target for a chemical or biological attack, according to the National Research Council's (NRC's) Committee on Assessment of Security Technologies for Transportation; however, there are no "specific strategies, approaches, or procedures" developed by the air transportation system to defend against such attacks.
China's lack of available airspace is seriously restricting the growth potential of the country's air transportation system, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said yesterday.
air transportation system is an attractive target for attacks with chemical of biological weapons, yet no federal agency has been assigned clear responsibility for developing a strategy for defense against such attacks.
Other selected projects will look at improving surveillance of European harbours and 85,000 kilometres of coastlines (SOBCAH), and at integrated protection systems of the complete air transportation system, including aircraft, ground infrastructure and information networks against terrorist attacks (PATIN), as well as attacks by Man Portable Air Defence Systems (MANPADS).
The result would be a degraded air transportation system that would put a huge dent in economic prosperity.
We have a national air transportation system," says Boyer with some indignation.
Funds collected through PFCs must be used to enhance the capacity, safety or security of an air transportation system, promote competition, reduce noise or expand passenger facilities.
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