Wed, Jun 06, 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
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future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"A Passenger Bill of Rights will be an empty promise
until Congress enacts serious aviation policy reforms such as
substantial investments to update and upgrade our air traffic
control system; increases in funding for Airport Improvement
Projects (AIPs); a carry-on baggage policy that applies to every
airline and every flight; ensuring Essential Air Service (EAS) to
small communities; improving cabin air quality for crewmembers and
passengers; and providing a safe working environment on board
aircraft for flight attendants."
Source: AFA-CWA International President
Patricia Friend. This week the world's largest flight attendant
union joined forces with the Coalition for an Airline Passengers
Bill of Rights (CAPBOR), to urge Congress to address serious flaws
in current aviation policy regarding flight delays, and airliners
stuck on the ramp.
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