1. It's still safe to fly. But maybe not, if the shutdown drags on  CNN
  2. F.A.A. Unions Highlight Potential Risks to Air Safety From Shutdown  New York Times
  3. Air traffic controllers get their first shutdown pay stub: $0.00  Washington Post
  4. TSA Workers Are Now Quitting Because of the Government Shutdown, Union Says  Money Magazine
  5. Shutdown: T.S.A. Agents Refuse to Work, Raising Fears of Airport Turmoil  New York Times
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Is air travel as safe as usual during the shutdown? Aviation experts say yes -- for now.

The labor movement is pressing the government to get federal employees back to work, and is highlighting ways in which basic services could be compromised.

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Airport security screeners are opting out in rising numbers during the partial shutdown of the government and their absence is starting to put a strain on airports.