Glossary of Airline Terminology

Capacity Management

The long-term and short-term management and assignment of national airspace system (NAS) airspace and routes to meet expected demand. This includes assigning related NAS assets, as well as coordinating longer term staffing plans for airspace assignments. It includes the allocation of airspace to airspace classifications based on demand, as well as the allocation of airspace and routes to ANSP personnel to manage workload.

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