Wed, Dec 24, 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 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
"What has been provided so far amounts to little more
than random numbers submitted in an apparent attempt to appease
Flyersrights.org. It totally misleads the flying public and
represents an application of the familiar principle of 'garbage in,
Source: Passenger rights advocate Kate Hanni,
who claimed Tuesday her group has discovered that airlines aren't
accurately reporting -- and that the Department of Transportation
isn't accurately reporting to the public -- critical time-on-the
tarmac data for diverted and canceled flights. Hanni adds DOT's
Bureau of Transportation Statistics has conceded "we screwed up,"
and is reported to be disclaiming its October report.
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