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Air Traffic Controllers

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FAA Looks To Cut Back In Other Areas After Air Traffic Controllers Saved

While control towers are being saved, the FAA is looking to cut back in other ways. A plan is in the works that could slash contract weather observers from some of the busiest airports. It’s a move some say could compromise flight safety.

05/01/2013

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O’Malley To Attend Deployment Event For Regiment

Gov. Martin O’Malley will be attending a deployment ceremony for air traffic controllers in a Maryland National Guard regiment.

10/08/2011

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Congress Stalemate Affects FAA Employees At BWI

The newest stalemate in Congress is having a major impact on the nation’s airports. A funding dispute in Washington has shut down the FAA, putting tens of thousans of people out of work across the country.

08/03/2011

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FAA Fires 2 Controllers, Issues New Flight Rules

The Federal Aviation Administration took new steps Wednesday to fix problems in the nation’s air traffic control system, firing two controllers for sleeping on the job and ordering a higher level of supervision over aircraft carrying the first lady or vice president.

04/21/2011