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FAA Needs to Improve ASDE-X Management Controls to Address Cost Growth, Schedule Delays, and Safety Risks
On October 31, 2007, we issued our audit of Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Surface Detection Equipment-Model X (ASDE-X) program.
On September 25, we issued our final audit report on Actions Needed To Minimize Long, On-Board Delays, in response to Secretary Peters' request to examine long, on-board delays.
On September 28, we issued our report on FAA's actions taken to address allegations of unsafe maintenance practices at Northwest Airlines.
On February 22, we issued correspondence to Representative Steve Israel regarding our review of matters raised by a constituent related to the safety and risks associated with defects in an apron outside the Southwest Airlines terminal at Long Isl
On December 27, we issued the ninth in a series of our periodic updates to our Aviation Industry Performance Report.
Progress Has Been Made in Reducing Runway Incursions, but Recent Incidents Underscore the Need for Further Proactive Efforts
On May 24, 2007, we issued our final report on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) actions to address runway incursions at Boston Logan, Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles International Airports.
FAA Continues to Make Progress in Implementing its Controller Workforce Plan, But Further Efforts are Needed in Several Key Areas
On February 9, we issued our audit of FAA's progress in implementing key initiatives of its strategy for hiring approximately 11,800 new controllers to replace those expected to leave over the next 10 years.
On February 15, we issued correspondence to Representative Jesse L. Jackson Jr. regarding our review of Chicago Midway Airport's operations, capacity, and runway safety areas.
The Inspector General testified on September 27, 2007, before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security.
The Inspector General testified on September 26, 2007, before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation.