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FAA expects furlough delays to be squared away by Sunday

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Statement from FAA:

The FAA has suspended all employee furloughs. Air traffic facilities will begin to return to regular staffing levels over the next 24 hours and the system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening, according to a FAA press release.

This announcement comes days after the senate voted to end furloughs that would have cut a large amount of air traffic controller jobs. 

As the debate on ended the furlough continued to drag out, many flights were delayed causing frustrations for travelers.

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