On February 27, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) efforts to identify and mitigate risks of air traffic losses of separation—i.e., when two aircraft fly closer together than safety standards permit, due to an
On June 3, we issued our report on FAA’s oversight of the changes network air carriers are making in response to financial challenges and FAA’s oversight of the growth of low cost air carriers.
We found that FAA, in its oversight of carriers’ maintenance programs, has placed limited emphasis on air carriers’ Continuing Analysis and Surveillance Systems (CASS).
Runway safety is a critical concern for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) due to the risks associated with operating aircraft, ground vehicles, and pedestrians in a confined space at considerably different speeds. Although the U.S.
To enhance capacity and reduce delays at our Nation’s congested airports, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) flight procedures, which can potentially provide significant near-term benefits
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 December 13, we issued our review of FAA's oversight of funds provided to airports to repair damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
We issued our report on FAA's strategy for replacing the significant number of air traffic controllers expected to retire over the next five years.
On December 7, 2005, we issued our final report on our audit of FAA’s training process for newly hired air traffic controllers.
On September 30, we issued our final report on cost sharing arrangements for the airfield on Midway Atoll. FAA is responsible for ensuring the continued operation of Midway Island’s airfield, which is owned by the Department of the Interior.