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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed changes made to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Air Carrier Standard Security Program following a terrorist airline bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988.
Recommendations for Executive Action
|Department of Transportation||1. The Secretary of Transportation should direct the Administrator, FAA, to develop and include in the security program a comprehensive set of training requirements and standards tailored to the extra screening U.S. carriers are required to conduct at high-risk foreign airports.|
|Department of Transportation||2. The Secretary of Transportation should direct the Administrator, FAA, to require that FAA airline security inspections include procedures for evaluations of formal U.S. airline training of security personnel at high-risk airports.|