Sequester Cuts, Resulting Furloughs Cause Flight Delays

Sunday brought flight delays as long as three hours to at least one airport, the result of staffing shortages brought on by federal sequester cuts and resulting furloughs. There were flow-control programs, or efforts to manage traffic, in effect for the Charlotte, N.C., airport as well as for airspace over northern Florida Tuesday afternoon. The Federal Aviation Administration attributed the constraints in part to staffing shortages, according to flight tracking web site Story
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