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    NextGen: A Review of Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities for Improving Aviation Safety and Efficiency

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security will hold a hearing titled,…

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    The U.S. Aviation Industry and Jobs: Keeping American Manufacturing Competitive

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security will hold a hearing on Thursday,…

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    Airline Consolidation

    Government and industry officials testified on the pending merger between US Airways and American Airlines.

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    Air Traffic Control Safety Oversight

    Air transportation officials and a sleep expert testified on the recent incidents of controllers sleeping during overnight shifts.

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    International Aviation Screening Standards

    Witnesses testified on international aviation screening standards and airline security measures. Among the topics they addressed were the use of image scanners and pat-downs at…

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    Aviation Safety

    Randolph Babbitt, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), testified on FAA safety initiatives. He focused on proposed new regulations and pilot fatigue.

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    Pilot Fatigue

    Witnesses testified on the effect of pilot fatigue on commercial airline operations safety. The hearing was held following an incident in which a Northwest Airlines plane overshot its…

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    Regional Airline Safety

    Pilots and airline executives testified on the relationship between national and regional airlines and what responsibilities the national carriers have in overseeing the safety of regional…

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