FAA Air Traffic Organization CEO Hank Krakowski told the US House of Representatives aviation subcommittee last week that the agency is making progress on reducing runway incursions, insisting that "serious" near misses on the ground are down significantly. "An aggressive and effective FAA runway safety program has reduced the number of serious runway incursions by 55% since 2001," he said. Lawmakers in recent weeks have seized on a Government Accountability Office report concluding that ...

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