FAA is rolling out contingency operations plans to hundreds of air traffic control (ATC) facilities, an effort that started after a September 2014 fire shut down its Chicago en route center and disrupted air traffic across the US midwest. “We have 570-odd facilities out there, all of which have to have a contingency plan in place. We’re targeting a lot of our [en route] centers right now,” FAA Air Traffic Organization (ATO) acting director of operational readiness Lisa ...

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