Thu, Mar 25, 2004
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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particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"As the economy improves and
passengers return to our skies, the federal government is acting to
reduce the kind of gridlock we saw before 9/11. These new tools for
managing congestion in bad weather and during peak travel periods
demonstrate a new era of cooperation between the federal government
and all users of the system to improve customer service and
maintain a strong aviation industry."
Source: U. S. Secretary of Transportation
Norman Y. Mineta commenting on the DOT's latest air traffic
inititative. During a visit to the FAA’s Air Traffic Control
System Command Center on Wednesday, Mineta announced a series
of new steps aimed at reducing potential gridlock and delays during
this year’s upcoming peak travel period, including the
creation of new air traffic "express lanes," within many of our
nation’s most heavily congested routes.
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