Sat, Mar 29, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's 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
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
"Everyone who had been queuing were annoyed and a lot of
jostling and arguing started. It is diabolical. I am a frequent
traveller and this is my worst experience ever -- it is absolutely
Source: Tony Pascoe, one of thousands of
passengers who suffered through the chaos at British Airways'
new Terminal Five at London's Heathrow airport. Two weeks after the
brand-new facility was opened with much fanfare, T5 was the scene
this week of hundreds of flight cancellations, stranded passengers,
and at least one reported employee fistfight. The carrier says
things are returning to normal, with "only" 37 cancelled flights
expected for Sunday.
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