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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of State's and Department of Transportation's (DOT) efforts to resolve the problems U.S. airlines face when operating in Europe and the Pacific Rim.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of Transportation 1. To ensure that U.S. airlines' doing-business problems receive sustained attention in an era of increasing U.S. airline activity overseas and declining government resources, the Secretary of Transportation should collect and analyze information on the status, nature, and severity of U.S. airlines' doing-business problems overseas.
Closed - Implemented
DOT implemented the recommendation.

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