Air travel may be less safe during the government shutdown, federal inspectors warn

FAA safety inspectors – who haven’t worked in weeks due to the government shutdown – picket Miami Airport. They say safety risks for travelers increase every day they’re off. On Friday, a resources fair will be held at Sea-Tac for affected workers.
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FAA safety inspectors – who haven’t worked in weeks due to the government shutdown – picket Miami Airport. They say safety risks for travelers increase every day they’re off. On Friday, a resources fair will be held at Sea-Tac for affected workers.

Debbie Cockrell has been with The News Tribune since 2009. She reports on business and development, local and regional issues.