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CHICAGO — Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday of 149 air traffic control facilities that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month.
The Federal Aviation Administration grounded all Boeing 787 planes, also known as the “Dreamliner,” until the aircraft are proven to be safe to fly.
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Air travelers who dread the moment when they have to turn off their smartphones and tablets on planes appear to have a powerful ally in the quest to change the rules: the government.