Thu, Jul 12, 2012
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 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 thought-provoking.
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
"Any merger between US Airways and American Airlines that could cost our city thousands of jobs and divert travel to other locations should not be completed until it is assured that Philadelphia International Airport remains a hub and major international gateway. I am calling on both airlines to ensure that whatever decision is made by the companies that assurances of Philadelphia's stability, if not growth, are in place." Source: Philadelphia City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown (D), on merger discussions between American and US Airways.
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