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On June 5, 2014, the DOT OIG issued a self-initiated report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS) which provides in-flight aircraft position data to airports across the country and keeps air traffic f
OIG has issued a report presenting the results of its latest review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system.
FAA Made Limited Progress in Implementing NextGen Provisions of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012
On January 28, 2014, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) progress in meeting Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) provisions in Title II of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.
From fiscal year 2011 to fiscal year 2013, the number of runway incursions at U.S. airports increased by 30 percent, despite slight declines in air traffic operations during that time.
FAA Oversight Is Inadequate To Ensure Proper Use of Los Angeles International Airport Revenue for Police Services and Maximization of Resources
As one of the busiest airports in the Nation, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) generated nearly $822 million in airport revenues and received nearly $45 million in grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2012.
Oversight Weaknesses Limit DOT’s Ability to Ensure Passenger Protections During Long, On-Board Flight Delays
Airline passengers experienced over 2 million flight delays per year in 2012 and 2013. Of these, few are classified as long, on-board delays—that is, delays exceeding 3 hours when passengers are on the aircraft.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) management of its air traffic control workforce—one of the Agency’s largest cost drivers—depends on effective coordination and negotiation with its labor union, the National Air Traffic Controllers Assoc
Over the past 8 years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been working to develop the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen)—a multibillion-dollar program intended to fundamentally transform the Nation’s air traffic system.