U.S. Senate Approves Bill To End Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

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Reuters
The U.S. Senate late on Thursday approved legislation to provide enough funding for federal air traffic controllers through September 30 to end furloughs that have brought widespread airline delays.

American Airlines aircraft sit on the tarmac at LaGuardia airport following a reservation system outage in New York

The U.S. Senate late on Thursday approved legislation to provide enough funding for federal air traffic controllers through September 30 to end furloughs that have brought widespread airline delays.

Without debate, the Senate unanimously approved the measure. The House of Representatives could consider the bill on Friday.