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On June 27, 2013, we issued our final report on Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Civil Aviation Registry Lacks Information Needed for Aviation Safety and Security Measures.
On September 30, 2008, we issued our audit of air carriers’ outsourcing of aircraft maintenance. We conducted this audit at the request of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
On November 2, we issued our final report on FAA’s Progress in Enhancing Air Traffic Control Systems Security.
In July 2013, Asiana Flight 214 crashed on final approach into San Francisco International Airport, resulting in three fatalities and drawing attention to the importance of emergency response at our Nation’s airports.
Weaknesses in the Department’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Limit Achievement of Its Objectives
On April 23, 2013, we issued our final report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) administration of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.
FAA Needs To Strengthen Its Risk Assessment and Oversight Approach for Organization Designation Authorization and Risk-Based Resource Targeting Programs
On June 29, 2011, we issued a report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Organization Designation Authority (ODA) program and Risk Based Resource Targeting (RBRT) system. We conducted our review at the request of Representative Daniel
On November 15, 2010, we issued our report presenting the results of our annual audit of the Department’s information security program and practices, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) currently relies on more than 4,000 check pilots to help evaluate and ensure our nation’s commercial airline pilots have the knowledge, skills, and ability to fly large, passenger aircraft.
MWAA's Weak Policies and Procedures Have Led to Questionable Procurement Practices, Mismanagement, and a Lack of Overall Accountability
On November 1, 2012, we issued a report on the management policies and processes of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA). Established through the Metropolitan Washington Airports Act of 1982, MWAA operates the federally owned Was