The FAA went into partial shutdown Friday after the House and Senate left Washington for the weekend with no agreement on an extension on the reauthorization bill that expired at midnight. Earlier last week, the House approved an extension that included changes regarding Essential Air Service (EAS) for rural communities made to jolt the Senate into negotiating on the underlying bill, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) said. Instead, the tactic had the opposite effect. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) ...
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