FAA’s new air traffic system hits turbulence

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In the meantime, many of the new flight procedures the FAA has approved are merely “overlays of existing routes” rather than the fuel-saving procedures that require the more advanced navigation capabilities airlines had expected, he said. Airlines are eager to reduce their jet-fuel costs, which vie with labor as their No. 1 expense.

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