Sat, Apr 27, 2013
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 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 thought-provoking.
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
“We thank Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), John Thune (R-SD), Susan Collins (R-ME), Mark Udall (D-CO), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for their bipartisan leadership in ensuring that the two million passengers and 50,000 tons of cargo that our members fly every day are not needlessly impacted by lengthy flight delays and cancellations. Air travel is critical to our economy and to jobs, and this measure ensures that air traffic controllers can return to work, and importantly return efficiency to the national air space.” Source: A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio. The Senate passed legislation to give the FAA flexibility to shift money from the AIP to fund salaries and maintain contract towers.
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