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The government shutdown could spur more flight delays making travel a nightmare, air traffic controllers claim

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  • The US government shutdown is taking its toll on the country’s air traffic control network.
  • According to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association or NATCA, air traffic controllers are not only understaffed but also working without pay.
  • The FAA’s ATC training center is closed during the shutdown while newly trained controllers have been put on furlough, limiting an already depleted staff.
  • According to the union, this will lead to increased flight delays.

As the US government shutdown drags on into another week, its effects are being felt across the nation. America’s air transport system is certainly not read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com





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