Wed, Apr 29, 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
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
"The Transport Canada rule is eight hours, but we have
that additional buffer for safety reasons. The bottom line is that
pilots are not supposed to have a drink for 12 hours before they
operate an aircraft."
Source: Air Canada
spokesperson, Peter Fitzpatrick, explaining the regs around
alcohol consumption for the airline, as well as for Transport
Canada... after one of the airline's pilots was removed from a B777
flight on suspicion of alcohol abuse.
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