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Joint Planning and Development Office: Actions Needed to Reduce Risks With the Next Generation Air Transportation System
On February 12, in response to a request from the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee, we issued our report on FAA's Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO) and its progress in alig
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.
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 October 26, we issued our final report on the prioritization of airport improvement program funding. We found that FAA's policies are effectively ensuring that the highest priority rated projects are funded in accordance with regulations.
Interim Report on Controls Over the Federal Aviation Administration's Conversion of Flight Service Stations to Contract Operations
On May 18, 2007, we issued our interim report on controls over the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) conversion of flight service stations to contract operations.