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FlyersRights.org Demands Answers To Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

April 25, 2013

Questions Across-The-Board Cuts At Aviation "Choke Points" Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org, has called on DOT Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to explain to the public why it did not designate FAA air traffic controllers (ATC) as essential federal employees, making them exempt from the sequestration. He further asks why it has not followed the principle of "graceful degradation" instead of across-the-board cuts at choke points like Chicago and New York City, which could cause massive nationwide flight delays.

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