TITLE

Staffing and Training Shortages Hinder Oversight of Airline Safety

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Air Safety Week;10/31/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers the impact of budget cuts on the ability of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to oversee the safety of the airlines. Effect of the budget cuts on the Air Transport Oversight System (ATOS), a system of continuous safety surveillance placed at larger airlines; Forecast on the decline in FAA inspectors assigned to ATOS; Objective of establishing ATOS. INSET: The Shortage of Inspectors.
ACCESSION #
18913357

 

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