On February 16, 2010, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of American Airlines’ maintenance programs. The audit was prompted by allegations that the overall aircraft ope
On April 21, 2010, the Inspector General testified before the House Subcommittee on Aviation on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress in developing the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). The Inspector General not
On February 4, 2010, the Inspector General testified on the status of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airline Safety and Pilot Training Action Plan (Call to Action Plan) to improve airline safety and address pilot workforce issues. FA
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for setting, overseeing, and enforcing safety standards in the aviation industry. FAA’s Flight Standards Service promotes aviation safety by managing systems for registration of civil aircr
On June 16, 2010, we issued our report on actions needed to advance the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). We conducted this review at the request of the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committee on Transportation and
On June 18, 2010, we responded to Senators Grassley and Coburn regarding their April 8, 2010, request that we provide information on the independence necessary to carry out our audits, evaluations, and investigations. We reported (1) that the Dep
On April 1, 2010, we issued our report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA's) policies and procedures for screening, placing, and initially training newly hired air traffic controllers.
On December 1, 2010, we issued our report on improper payments in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP). In fiscal year 2008, FAA provided over $4 billion dollars to more than 1,500 grantees in the Airport
On August 6 , 2010 we issued our monthly American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Financial and Activity Report for the month of July 2010. The report summarizes our cumulative ARRA and non-ARRA funds spent related to our ARRA oversight acti
On April 7, 2010 we issued our monthly American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Financial and Activity Report for the month of March 2010.