Air transportation (61 - 70 of 85 items)
Military Aircraft: Policies on Government Officials' Use of 89th Military Airlift Wing Aircraft
NSIAD-92-133: Published: Apr 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the policies governing the use of military aircraft from the Air Force's 89th Military Airlift Wing by executive branch officials and members of Congress, focusing on whether such policies: (1) are consistent and uniform for both branches; (2) adequately prevent abuse; and (3) include sufficient reimbursement provisions and sufficient safeguards to...
Government Civilian Aircraft: Use of Government Aircraft by the Attorney General and FBI Director
GGD-90-84: Published: Jun 15, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed travel on government aircraft by the Attorney General and the Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), focusing on: (1) information about their travel; and (2) actions the Department of Justice should take to better manage use of its aircraft for executive transportation.GAO found that: (1) the Attorney General and FBI Director took 75 trip...
Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation Aircraft Should Be Centrally Managed Like Other Interior Aircraft
GGD-90-20: Published: Jan 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Bureau of Reclamation's management and administrative use of government aircraft, focusing on whether: (1) the Bureau complied with the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) aircraft ownership, management, and administrative use policies; and (2) there were any reasons why the Department of the Interior's Office of Aircraft Services should no...
Airline Service: Changes at Major Montana Airports Since Deregulation
RCED-89-141FS: Published: May 24, 1989. Publicly Released: May 24, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on changes in airline service to Montana's seven major airports since airline industry deregulation.GAO found, between 1978 and 1988, an overall: (1) 15 percent increase in passenger enplanements at the seven airports, with two airports having a significant increase in enplanements, two airports with decreased enplanements, and three ai...
Use of Civilian Agencies' Aircraft for Passenger Transportation
T-GGD-88-52: Published: Sep 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1988.
GAO discussed civilian agencies' management and use of government aircraft, specifically: (1) the requirements of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars A-76 and A-126 as they relate to the acquisition, need, and use of government aircraft; (2) actions the agencies took in response to past reports on civilian aircraft; and (3) recent follow-up work on agencies' aircraft management practic...
Civil Agency Aircraft: Agencies' Use of Certain Aircraft to Transport Passengers
GGD-88-92BR: Published: Aug 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding civilian agencies' use of aircraft for passenger transport.GAO reviewed 47 specific aircraft and found that the agencies: (1) used 29 configured aircraft for special-purpose missions and 18 for passenger transportation during a 12-month period; (2) used eight of the passenger aircraft primarily for special-purpose missions and...
Civilian Agencies' Management and Use of Aircraft
T-GGD-88-15: Published: Feb 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1988.
GAO discussed federal civilian agencies' management and use of government-owned aircraft. GAO noted that civilian agencies: (1) operated about 1,100 aircraft with an estimated book value of about $2 billion and annual operation and maintenance costs of $650 million; and (2) used aircraft equipped for unique missions for passenger transportation, although commercial airlines and charter air service...
Aviation Safety: FAA's Surveillance of Two Contract Military Carriers
RCED-86-128FS: Published: Mar 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information concerning the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of two airlines involved in military charters.GAO found that: (1) there were a number of problem areas with the carriers' operations specifications, maintenance procedures and records, and safety inspections; (2) both carriers violated FAA regulations, including operating...
Three Safety Issues Relating to Aviation
128050: Oct 1, 1985
GAO discussed on: (1) current conditions within the air traffic control (ATC) work force; (2) variations in the type and frequency of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspections of air carriers; and (3) FAA progress in developing a terminal doppler weather radar system to detect low level wind shears. GAO noted that: (1) FAA controller staffing fell by 75 percent after the 1981 controllers'...
Actions Taken on GAO Recommendations Concerning Civilian Agency Aircraft Management
NSIAD-84-148: Published: Aug 1, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the actions taken by various agencies on recommendations it had made to improve civilian agency aircraft management.The agencies agreed with most of the recommendations and either have implemented many of them or are planning to do so soon. GAO analyzed the actions taken or planned and believes that these actions, if all are implemented, addr...