WASHINGTON—Improving the safety of Part 135 air carrier operations by holding them to the same requirements that apply to airlines is one of the NTSB’s top safety priorities, the board announced Feb. 4. Releasing its biennial “Most Wanted List” of transportation safety improvements, the NTSB said FAA Part 135 air charter, air taxi, air medical and other operators should each implement a safety management system (SMS), something the FAA has required of airlines ...

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