7/18/2013

Michael Huerta, the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, said the agency's NextGen program is "on track" despite recent funding cuts. However, Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, said NextGen procedures are not frequently used by airlines. "To date, FAA has received adequate funding for NextGen," Medina said. "And it speaks to the fact that we need policies and procedures in place to enable us to use the equipment we have already invested in."

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