The FAA, facing a growing number of legal challenges, is pushing off the planned closure date for up to 149 contract air traffic control towers until June 15. The agency had planned to end federal funding for the towers in three phases over the next month as it seeks to shave $637 million from the remainder of its fiscal 2013 budget, as required by sequestration. The first group of towers was set to close April 7. The FAA, however, now is scrapping the phased approach and plans to end ...


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