Sat, Jun 28, 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 and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Despite frustrations inevitably encountered in the
process, we are delighted that passengers' rights are clearly now
on the agenda of the House's appropriate leadership. This bill is
intended to move passengers' rights legislation along on its own
merit, since similar passenger legislation was already passed by
the House in the FAA Reauthorization Act, which has become stalled
in the Senate."
Source: Kate Hanni, Founder-President of the
Coalition for Airline Passengers' Rights, Health and Safety,
formerly Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights
(CAPBOR). H.R. 6355 was introduced in Congress June 24 by
Congressman James Oberstar, Chairman of the House of
Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and
Congressman Jerry Costello, Chairman of the Aviation subcommittee,
The new bill aims to provide significant relief for air passengers
from extended on-board delays.
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