Sun, Apr 02, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The FAA's desperate hypothesis that "talks continue" is
more tired rhetoric from an agency that has never been known for
its credibility. Now that the FAA is hell-bent on becoming "FEMA
with wings," there's really no telling what they will say, but you
can be certain of this: not too much of it will be
Source: NATCA President John Carr, firing the
latest salvo in the most recent war of words between the air
traffic controllers union and the FAA, this time concerning the
alleged breakdown in contract talks between the two entities. Carr
made the above comment while responding to FAA Administrator Marion
Blakey's assertion that, contrary to an earlier NATCA statement
that the FAA had declared an impasse over contract talks, the
agency still plans to resume negotiations Tuesday.
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