Those federal budget cuts called the “sequester" have claimed another victim-- air traffic control towers at small and medium-sized airports across the country. Some critics are concerned that it could affect safety. NBC's Pete Williams reports.
The FAA releases its final list of air traffic control towers that will lose funding due to sequester cuts, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
A Jet Airways passenger plane prepares to land past a new air traffic control tower under construction at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi July 29, 2013. India's foreign investment regulator gave conditional approval on Monday to a $379 million deal by Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways
The air traffic control tower is seen through a window as construction workers work on the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport , in Los Angeles, California April 24, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
Operators of Swiss air traffic control firm Skyguide monitor airplanes at the Skyguide monitoring centre in Duebendorf, near Zurich, April 3, 2013. Skyguide held its annual news conference today. Picture taken with fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)