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  • Eyes on the skies

    Dirty shorts and cleats aren’t typical attire when applying for a job. But Michelle Skomars is anything but typical. And the job application was an impulse.

  • FAA to fund Felts Field

    The air traffic control tower at Felts Field will not be closed by budget cuts but will remain open through September, the U.S. Department of Transportation said Friday. The department …

  • Getting There: Cuts will likely bring air travel delays

    U.S. Sen. Patty Murray last week said summer travel delays are likely at the nation’s airports as a result of congressionally ordered budget cuts at the Federal Aviation Administration. FAA …

  • Felts Field will lose air traffic controllers

    The Federal Aviation Administration has affirmed a decision earlier this month to close air traffic control operations at Felts Field and other small airports around the country beginning April 7. …

  • Administration warns of ‘destructive’ budget cuts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House report issued Friday warns that $109 billion in across-the-board spending cuts at the start of the new year would be “deeply destructive” to the …

  • Problems dogging new high-tech air traffic system

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-tech overhaul to the nation’s air traffic control system is mostly on track to completion, but has yet to produce the benefits that airlines and passengers …

  • Close-plane mishap rattled air traffic controllers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Air-traffic controllers were rattled after mistakenly flying three planes too close together in the skies near the nation’s capital, a federal report released Wednesday says, describing a …



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