U.S. airlines are asking the Transportation Department (DOT) to suspend its time restrictions on tarmac delays until the sequestration-related furlough of air traffic controllers is over, which could be as late as Oct. 1. The FAA is furloughing controllers for one day in every two-week pay period through the rest of this federal fiscal year, and is predicting a significant increase in flight delays as a result, especially at some of the country’s busiest airports. The agency tells ...


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