FAA is dropping its furlough plans for all 47,000 workers in its employee base after Congress last week passed a bill permitting the agency to shift up to $253 million in funds to prevent “reduced operations and staffing.” But the agency still has not outlined plans on whether it also will continue to fund the contract air traffic control tower program or whether it will move forward with anticipated cuts. And other services, such as most preventative maintenance of navigational aids, ...


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