Tue, Jul 03, 2007
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The New York City metropolitan-area airspace is
completely saturated and near gridlock... More than one-third of
all air traffic delays in the country on June 28 were in congested
New York airspace."
Source: James May, president of the Air
Transport Association, lobbying group for the nation's largest
airlines. On Monday the ATA requested the Federal Aviation
Administration create temporary additional airspace capacity over
the upcoming holiday period, by imposing ground delay programs at
Teterboro Airport and other nearby general aviation airports when
the agency imposes such programs at Newark Liberty International
Airport, LaGuardia International Airport and John F. Kennedy
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