The FAA issued a statement saying: "We have experienced a slight increase in sick leave at two facilities".
All the flights being delayed are going to or coming from LaGuardia. Some arriving flights are also being delayed; the FAA reports an average of 41 minute delays for LaGuardia-bound flights out of Newark International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport. There were also gate hold and taxi delays between 15 minutes and 29 minutes in length at the airport.
Maria Valdes had to wait at JAX for her high school classmate, who she hadn't seen in 37 years, to arrive.
"I would do it all over again".
"We are preparing a stranded passenger plan for this weekend", Kerlik said. "She is a sister".
At least one traveler tweeted that she was sitting on the tarmac for almost an hour because of "staff shortages in air traffic control". News4Jax was told the tower at JAX is normally staffed.
Martin said Friday that it had augmented staffing, rerouted traffic and increased spacing between planes as needed.
"NATCA does not condone or endorse any federal employees participating in or endorsing a coordinated activity that negatively affects the capacity of the National Airspace System or other activities that undermine the professional image and reputation of the men and women we represent", Rinaldi said. "We remain grateful to the air traffic controllers, technicians and inspectors for their continued professionalism and dedication to their safety mission".
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"I don't know how long we're going to be able to last or if anybody is going to be able to last that's not receiving their pay", said Mariedith, Scott's wife.
The controllers aren't counting the days since the government shutdown began. "This shutdown has caused a tremendous amount of added stress for them on top of what is already a hard and stressful job". That strike, however, set a rough precedent for any inkling of one today: Reagan fired 11,500 controllers and banned them from federal employment for life, citing a law that prohibits strikes by federal workers.
At Pearson airport in Toronto, at least 12 flights to the U.S by Air Canada, American, West Jet, and Delta were delayed by noon Friday, and another 7 cancelled. As of 11:00 a.m, however, the website was still showing the closure as being in effect.
I know a lot of people are covering or negatively, but that's because she lies to them and they call her out on her lies. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is slashing down self-described democratic socialist Rep.
Alli equalized in the 51st minute, heading in powerfully from Christian Eriksen's cross, but didn't finish the match. First up is Chelsea in the second leg of the English League Cup, with Tottenham protecting a 1-0 lead.
Serena's moving a lot better this year, but I still think that's where she can hurt Serena, especially moving to her right. In 2018, Halep lost to Caroline Wozniacki in the final in Melbourne - but that spurred her on to further glory in Paris.
The Resident Evil 2 remake launches on Friday (25th January) and players can now look forward to some free post-launch content. Though we don't know much about the mode, we do know that it will have a few enemies that players won't find in the base game.
According to the news outlet Vivoplay, at least 40 servicemen were brought to court in the Venezuelan capital. The National Assembly also encouraged foreign governments to increase pressure on Maduro's regime.
It's Oscars nominations day, which means we're roughly a month away from knowing who our 2019 Academy Awards winners will be. A happy surprise was a best actress nomination for breakout " Roma " star Yalitza Aparicio in her debut performance.
In return, North Korea has imported diesel, petroleum, flour, soybean oil, sugar, and vehicle and motorcycle parts from China. Bloomberg reported that US government officials are making arrangements to hold the summit in Vietnam.
Do you think Sarri has every right to be angry with Christensen? Manchester United are sixth, behind Arsenal on goal difference. He said that the German midfielder was fit to play against Chelsea but Emery himself decided not to use him in the match.
Such a scene has been long-sought by astronomers, but proved elusive until now, even with the frequency of lunar eclipses. Clear skies gave us a great view of a Total Lunar Eclipse and a Supermoon, A.K.A a Wolf Blood Moon.
Police said the 16-year-old suspect was showing suspicious pictures on his phone and another student passed along the information. At the time, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the plot as an attack on religious freedom.
Most opposition members are now in hiding following reports that they are being sought by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and police. At Davos, he planned to appeal for foreign investment and loans, but the visit had been expected to be a challenge.
Saudi sisters killed themselves, says medical examiner
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Chris Brown arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape
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