Federal officials temporarily restricted flights on Friday in and out of New York LaGardy Airport in York, another example of a fee for the government's partial suspension – on its 35th day – takes over the nation's airports.
"We have seen a slight increase in sick leave in two facilities," a spokesman for the Federal aviation Administration said in a statement sent by email. "We mitigated the impact by increasing staffing, redirecting traffic and increasing the distance between aircraft when needed. The results are minimal impact on efficiency while maintaining constant levels of safety in the national airspace system. "The FAA announcement on Friday is important as there was a shortage of air traffic controllers for the first time. The Transport Security Administration is struggling to maintain security controls, but as long as these deficiencies can increase waiting times at the airport, they
Staff shortages come when the Senate rejects two plans to end the government now on its third day Many federal workers, including TSA employees who keep a checklist (19659006) The FAA Airport Status Information website cites a shortage in two facilities, including the airport's air traffic controllers and air traffic controllers, working without pay since the start of the shutdown
The passengers were advised to contact their airline for more information. including in the vicinity of Washington DC, manages air traffic.Temporary restrictions affect arrivals and departures at the airport.Incoming flights were delayed on average 41 minutes and departures were between 15 and 29 minutes late, but by the FAA.