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TIME MAGAZINE: The Government Shutdown Could Lead to Flight Delays — or Worse – (10/16/2013)

TIME MAGAZINE: Every day that the government stays closed, Steve Wallace, an air-traffic controller in Miami with 22 years of experience, gets more nervous.

A perfect storm — the delay in training new controllers because of the government shutdown and sequestration, combined with a glut of air-traffic controllers becoming eligible for retirement — means that the U.S. is facing a serious air-traffic-controller shortage in the next two or three years. For flyers this could mean delays, or worse.

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