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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"When situations of this magnitude evolve, it is
critical that all parties have the right information so the right
decisions can be made... It’s important to note that both
American and the FAA agree when it comes to aviation safety, there
are no soft deadlines."
Source: DOT Secretary Mary Peters, who said
Friday airlines, aircraft manufacturers and the federal government
should review current procedures to avoid the kind of massive
abrupt flight cancellations that left hundreds of thousands of
passengers stranded this April.