Safety regulation (51 - 54 of 54 items)
Department of Defense Oversight of Airlines With Military Contracts
130238: Jun 26, 1986
GAO testified on two bills that would establish certain safety inspection requirements for airlines with military contracts by increasing the Department of Defense's (DOD) responsibility for ensuring compliance with federal safety regulations. GAO noted that airlines with military contracts had nearly twice as many serious deficiencies as did those without military contracts and 90 percent had ser...
Airline Inspections: Comparison of Airlines With and Without Military Contracts
RCED-86-185BR: Published: Jun 20, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the results of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) National Air Transportation Inspection (NATI) for airlines having contracts with the Military Airlift Command (MAC) with those not contracting with MAC.From its analysis of the NATI data, GAO found that airlines with MAC contracts had a lower level of compliance with FAA regulations than ai...
FAA's Airline Inspection Program
129875: May 14, 1986
GAO discussed the adequacy of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) airline inspection program to ensure airline safety to assess: (1) the program's effectiveness; (2) FAA actions to improve it; and (3) airline compliance with the program. GAO noted that FAA has not responded effectively to the changes deregulation has caused in the airline industry because it: (1) needs more inspectors but...
Compilation and Analysis of the Federal Aviation Administration's Inspection of a Sample of Commercial Air Carriers
RCED-85-157: Published: Aug 2, 1985. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) data concerning the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) inspection of 92 commercial air carriers; and (2) FAA responsibility to monitor and inspect air carrier operations and maintenance to ensure compliance with federal safety regulations.GAO developed data and analysis on the type, frequency, and results of FAA inspections for a sample o...