"The FAA's desperate hypothesis that "talks continue" is more
tired rhetoric from an agency that has never been known for its
credibility. Now that the FAA is hell-bent on becoming "FEMA with
wings," there's really no telling what they will say, but you can
be certain of this: not too much of it will be true."
Source: NATCA President John Carr, firing the
latest salvo in the most recent war of words between the air
traffic controllers union and the FAA, this time concerning the
alleged breakdown in contract talks between the two entities.