Air traffic control
Thirteen small Texas airports will lose federal money for staffing air traffic control facilities as the Federal Aviation Administration works to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget.
Now that the budget axe is falling on Capitol Hill, the White House warns the cuts will be widespread.
A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.
You could call it sequestration frustration. If the across the board spending cuts take effect March 1, the Obama administration warns you may want to pack your patience the next time you fly.
Federal officials say air traffic control centers at 25 smaller Texas airports could close or see hours reduced if automatic federal spending cuts take effect next week.
The Southwest Airlines pilot who insulted gays and older workers in an open-microphone rant has apologized.
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