Also, delays and flight cancellations piled up at airports across the country this week as air traffic controllers began taking mandatory unpaid days off.
Karen Carney, a spokeswoman at Will Rogers World Airport, said she didn't expect the furloughs to impact service in Oklahoma City, but travelers could experience delays at connecting airports.
Brianna Bailey, Business Writer
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The FAA does not anticipate an immediate impact to its future air traffic controller staffing plans; however, if training is not able to resume this fall, the reduced pool of controllers could create facility staffing challenges in the next two to three years.”