Air traffic controller furloughs scheduled to begin April 21 could cause an average flight delay of 50 min. at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and delays as long as 210 min. at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, FAA and U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) officials say. O’Hare and Hartsfield are just two of 13 airports that will see “heavy to moderate” flight delays because of the furloughs, which are necessitated by the sequester-driven cuts in the federal budget, FAA ...
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