Wed, Dec 20, 2006
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
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
"In anticipation of the impact that could have on our
finances, we must take further steps to reduce spending while still
maintaining effective services to our customers."
Source: From a memo written by Eugene Juba,
senior vice president of finance for the FAA's Air Traffic
Organization, responding to a proposal by incoming Democrat
lawmakers that would cap FAA funding for fiscal year 2007 at FY2006
levels. The FAA says it may freeze hiring of air traffic
controllers and technicians if it can't get more money -- despite
claims by controllers that many facilities are already severely
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