Sat, Jun 09, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
"Everyone's kind of edgy. The explanations are real
vague. Immediately you think the worst."
Source: Pat Maio, one of thousands of
passengers who experienced travel delays upwards of four hours
Friday, due to what the FAA termed a cascading failure throughout
its air traffic control system computer network. The glitch, which
hit the northeast region but affected flights throughout the
country, was actually repaired by late Friday morning... but its
effects lingered throughout Friday afternoon and evening... just in
time to throw a wrench into what is traditionally an extremely busy
time for air travel.
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