Tue, Aug 05, 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
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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
"Being furloughed twice in such a short period of time,
especially when it's so easily avoidable, would be a tremendous
hardship for these pilots and their families."
Source: Captain Lloyd Hill, president of the
Allied Pilots Association. APA sued American Airlines Friday for
the right to tell its members not to work voluntary overtime, as
the carrier looks to asking crews to fly more hours to maintain
schedules, even as the airline moves to furlough 200 pilots. APA
says some of the pilots slated to be cut, as American works to
slash its workforce by 7,000 jobs, are pilots who came off
furloughs within the past several months.
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