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US Budget Impasse Causes Flight Delaysi
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April 24, 2013 8:08 PM
Flight delays are affecting air travel at U.S. airports as federal aviation officials reduce hours for about 15,000 air traffic controllers. The move is part of the automatic budget cuts known as the sequester that is affecting nearly every federal government agency. VOA's Chris Simkins reports on the impact the budget cuts are having on air travel and the economy.

US Budget Impasse Causes Flight Delays

Published April 24, 2013

Flight delays are affecting air travel at U.S. airports as federal aviation officials reduce hours for about 15,000 air traffic controllers. The move is part of the automatic budget cuts known as the sequester that is affecting nearly every federal government agency. VOA's Chris Simkins reports on the impact the budget cuts are having on air travel and the economy.


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