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Friday, Oct 11
Airline traffic holds up despite government shutdown
- The 10-day old government shutdown hasn't led to any significant decrease in flights so far.
- Less than 1% of flights from major carriers have been canceled during the period with weather a factor in many of those.
- Still, airline insiders warn the shutdown hasn't hit a tipping point in duration just yet which could affect the number flight delays and cancellations.
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