Tue, Oct 12, 2010
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
“I commend the International Civil Aviation
Organization (ICAO) for adopting (the) Declaration on Aviation
Security, which forges a historic new foundation for aviation
security that will better protect the entire global aviation system
from evolving terrorist threats. Following the attempted December
25 terrorist attack, at the President’s direction, the
Department of Homeland Security has worked with ICAO and our
international partners—including representatives from the
private sector ranging from airline CEOs to airport authorities to
aviation industry trade associations—at five regional
aviation security summits on five continents in an unprecedented
effort to strengthen international aviation security."
Source: Statement from Secretary for Homeland
Security Janet Napolitano following the close of the ICAO 37th
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