Almost 18,000 FAA Workers Furloughed Amid U.S. Government Shutdown

Nearly 18,000 FAA employees have been furloughed as part of the partial U.S. federal government shutdown, affecting nonessential personnel in posts ranging from airman certificate issuance to aviation rulemaking. The shutdown, which began Dec. 22, is the third in 2018 and stems from an impasse over...

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