Fri, Apr 18, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
"We will not become victims of this unsuccessful merger.
The America West pilots are unified and will fight for fair
representation in order to protect our careers and
Source: Capt. John McIlvenna, chairman of the
America West pilot group at US Airways. On Thursday, the National
Mediation Board (NMB) announced pilots at the merged airline voted
to leave the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) and
form a separate union as their collective bargaining
representative. ALPA tells ANN there were 5,238 eligible pilot
voters. Of them, 2,723 voted for the US Airline Pilots Association
and 2,254 voted for ALPA.
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