Sun, Jul 14, 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
"The approval of this contract is a great tribute to the negotiators for ALPA and the company. They worked well together on an agreement that positions Alaska for continued growth and success and provides significant improvements for our pilots, who ensure the safety of our customers and employees every day."
Source: Gary Beck, Alaska Airlines' vice president of flight operations, following the news that Alaska Airlines pilots approved a new five-year contract. With nearly 94 percent of 1,343 eligible pilots casting a ballot, 67 percent voted in favor of the agreement.
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