Inspector General Audit Finds FAA Inspection Shortcomings

American Airlines’ maintenance operation
An external audit found shortcomings in how the FAA oversees American Airlines’ maintenance operation.
Credit: American Airlines
The FAA is enhancing training and revising some processes to help ensure airlines are responding to issues flagged by agency inspectors and that the agency can track progress. Updates to air carrier maintenance oversight are being prompted by findings in a Transportation Department Office of...

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