Tue, Mar 29, 2011
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
"We are disappointed and frustrated in the extreme to
have to take this action. We had deferred these cost cutting
measures as long as possible, while awaiting a positive response to
our request for a federal government loan. At this time we are
still awaiting a formal response We are hopeful that the government
will give this matter urgent attention and provide the requested
assistance, following which we would immediately recall our
furloughed employees and get our program back on track. We will be
contacting our D-JET customers individually to further detail the
impact of these actions and our plans for the way forward."
Source: Peter Maurer, President of Diamond Aircraft
Industries Inc., announcing the layoff of 213 workers in London,
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