The rising rate of the most severe types of runway incursions at U.S. airports has the NTSB taking a fresh look at the underlying problems and recommending new solutions, with help from the FAA, unions and the industry. So-called Category A and B incursions—the most dangerous—have occurred on average only about 15 times per year over the past five years. However, the raw numbers are deceiving, as the number of flight operations per year has been decreasing, which means the ...


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