FAA Still Struggles To Manage Air Traffic Training Costs

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 8:50 PM EST) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is still grappling with ways to manage costs on future contracts for training air traffic controllers, and senators on Tuesday questioned the agency's ability to accurately predict its costs after it ran $46 billion for a contract set to expire this year.

The FAA testified Tuesday before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight, updating lawmakers on its progress after two critical inspector general reports highlighted cost-control problems with its $859 million Air Traffic Controller Optimum Training Solution (ATCOTS) contract with...
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