Many airlines have not made the investment in NextGen equipment because the precise deployment timeline of the new NextGen system is not known. Nexa Capital Partners has offered a proposal for private investors to provide some of the initial funding to secure the loan, which the federal government would guarantee. FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt said in response, "There is a lot of complications to it. We haven't closed the door to it. The administration says it's a thoughtful idea. We should look at it. And that's where we are."
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