Fri, May 27, 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
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Representative Sam Johnson this
morning said at a news conference that this was an issue of
airlines being able to have the freedom to fly wherever they
wanted. He's dead wrong. This isn't a freedom issue. It's a local
economy issue. There's an answer to this and it isn't repealing the
Wright Amendment. The answer is Southwest Airlines moving to DFW
where they will have room to expand and no
Source: Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), on
Congressional efforts to repeal the Wright Amendment. For three
decades, that legislation has restricted airlines flying out of
Dallas-Love Field (primarily Southwest Airlines) from serving
markets outside of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico,
Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama.
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