Tue, Aug 09, 2005
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
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
"It's like a taxi ride: the longer
the journey, the more expensive it gets. Every month makes it more
expensive for Airbus."
Source: Singapore Airlines chief Chew Chong
Seng, furious over delays in the delivery of his first Airbus A380.
It was supposed to arrive in March, 2006. Now, it won't be on the
tarmac until at least November and Chew has threatened to make sure
Airbus pays the penalty clauses in its contract.
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