DOT IG Faults FAA Safety Oversight Of American Airlines

WASHINGTON—FAA has agreed to improve its safety oversight of airlines after a finding by the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) Inspector General (IG) that its oversight of American Airlines “lacked objectivity.” In an audit report dated July 10, the IG’s office found that FAA’s oversight office...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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