Tue, Jan 22, 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
"Why did they waste taxpayer money chartering an
advisory committee if they weren’t going to listen to the
recommendations? They want to impose 'market based' controls
whether or not the industry thinks congestion pricing would be an
appropriate way to reduce delays."
Source: Phil Boyer, President of the Aircraft
Owners and Pilots Association. When it comes to the controversial
topic of so-called "congestion pricing," general aviation pilots
and commercial airlines stand on common ground. As carriers fight a
recent Department of Transportation decision to allow new airport
landing fees, AOPA has also vowed to combat any attempt to
discriminate against general aviation at the nation's airports.
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