House of Representatives Republicans are questioning FAA’s assertion that impending across-the-board budget cuts will cause air transport service disruptions. Mandatory US government spending reductions—known as budget sequestration—are set to take effect March 1, including more than $600 million in cuts to FAA’s budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year ending Sept. 30. US transportation secretary Ray LaHood and FAA administrator Michael Huerta have ...

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