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Aviation/Airport Stories We Are Following for the Week of September 9 – 13, 2013

Monday, September 9, 2013 Sequester and Budget Cuts Loom Over Aviation. With the end of the fiscal year approaching (Sept 30), and no new budget for DOT in sight stories are beginning to appear concerning the effects of the sequester … Continue reading

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DOT Secretary Says All 149 Contract Towers Can Stay Open Through September 2013

Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, just announced that the Federal Aviation Administration will provide funding for the 149 contract Air Traffic Control Towers that were slated for closure as a result of the sequester will remain open at least through … Continue reading


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FAA Issues List of Air Traffic Control Towers Slated to Close Because of the Sequester

The Federal Aviation Administration today, March 22, 2013, issued the list of the 149 contract towers it will close over a four week period beginning on April 7, 2013, as part of the FAA’s effort to deal with the effect … Continue reading

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New DOT Inspector General Report Adds Fuel to the Already Simmering Air Traffic Control Safety Concerns

While Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta sat in the witness chair on February 27, 2013, sitting on his desk was a new Audit Report from the Office of Inspector General concluding that FAA’s efforts to track and mitigate air … Continue reading

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