FAA FURLOUGHS KICK IN, SOME FLIGHT DELAYS APPEAR

 

 

” Commercial airline flights started backing up and delayed some travelers Monday, a day after air traffic controllers started going on furlough because of government spending cuts.

Information from the FAA and others showed that flying Sunday was largely uneventful, with most flights on time. There were delays in parts of Florida, but those were caused by thunderstorms.

Mark Duell at the flight tracking website FlightAware said that John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports in New York indicated delays due to lower staffing starting late Sunday evening. The FAA website said that flights from Philadelphia and Orlando, Fla., into John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Westchester County airports were delayed due to staffing issues.” 

 

 

  As you are waiting in line , perhaps as much as 4 hours , you can take solace in the fact that , as bad as the sequestration cuts are , our dear leader is still able to maintain the lifestyle to which he , Michelle and the girls have become accustomed to . Hope & Change in the flesh …