FAA Halts Flights into LaGuardia over Air Traffic Control Staffing Concerns

Mary Schlangenstein at Bloomberg: LaGuardia Flights Halted as Shutdown Hits Air-Traffic Staffing.
The Federal Aviation Administration halted flights into New York's LaGuardia Airport because of a shortage of air-traffic control staff, escalating the pressure on [Donald] Trump and lawmakers to end the government shutdown.

A lack of workers at an air-traffic control facility in the Washington area prompted the FAA to order a ground stop at LaGuardia, one of the nation's busiest transportation hubs. Flights at other East Coast airports such as Washington's Reagan National, Newark Liberty International, and Philadelphia International were also delayed Friday.
This is bad.

And if O'Hare in Chicago or Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta go down, it's going to be a total shitshow.

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