Sun, May 15, 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
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"A decision of this kind, impacting
people who have served this company well, is extremely difficult.
But the ongoing turmoil in the airline industry, coupled with high
fuel prices and pressure from low-cost carriers, puts us in a
position where we must continue to find ways to reduce the cost of
running our airline."
Source: Alaska's Airlines CEO Bill Ayer,
after replacing 472 Seattle baggage handlers with contractors from
Menzies at 0300 on Friday the 13th.
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