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AIA: Failure to reauthorise FAA costs US USD200m a day

25-Jul-2011 9:12 AM

Aerospace Industries Association estimated (22-Jul-2011) that the partial shut-down of the US Federal Aviation Administration will cost the US government more than USD200 million per day in lost revenue. AIA President, Marion C Blakey, call the shut-down "very disturbing", after 20 short-term extensions and almost four years without an FAA authorization bill. [more]