Thu, Apr 29, 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
"Everyone knows the rules going in - the passengers and
the airlines. We expect carriers to take steps to avoid
tarmac delays and cancellations by adjusting their schedules and
providing timely information to passengers. A little extra planning
will minimize disruptions while ensuring that passengers are not
trapped aboard airplanes indefinitely."
Source: Transportation Secretary Ray
LaHood. New rules governing tarmac delays go into effect
FMI: www. dot.gov
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