Sat, Oct 30, 2010
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
“We needed a contract in order to stabilize the
workforce, stem the high attrition of experienced controllers and
begin to rebuild the trust and morale that is essential to
believing and sharing in the FAA’s safety mission. Our
contract is the framework and foundation upon which a formal
collaborative relationship can be built. We now have that. And one
year into it, the results are quite positive.”
Source: NATCA President Paul Rinaldi, during an
Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Conference panel discussion
on workforce issues.
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