Federal Furloughs Hit Nation’s Biggest Airports And Creating Traffic Nightmares For Passengers… JFK, LGA, ORD, PHL, SFO, FLL…4-Hour Delays Expected…
April 22nd, 2013
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Work furloughs involving air traffic controllers caused headaches around the nation for passengers Sunday.
Flights were delayed in many large hubs — up to three hours for some passengers.
LAX was also affected. The FAA’s website reported a “traffic management program” at LAX is causing “some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 3 hours and 7 minutes. To see if you may be affected, select your departure airport and check ‘Delays by Destination.’”
FAA FURLOUGHS KICK IN, SOME FLIGHT DELAYS APPEAR