Wed, Jan 28, 2009
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
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
"Despite the difficult economic environment, we expect
to be solidly profitable in 2009 driven by lower fuel costs,
capacity discipline, and merger synergies. Delta people have a
great track record for achieving their goals, and I am confident
that 2009 will be another successful year."
Source: Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson.
The airline reported Tuesday it lost $1.4 billion in the 4th
quarter of 2008... far worse than the carrier's $70 million,
pre-merger loss for the same time frame in 2007.
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