Wed, Jun 16, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"What we need is action, now. NATCA
is prepared to work with the FAA and Congress to address this
crisis before it becomes insurmountable. We have identified real
solutions that can make a real difference. However, we all need to
recognize that the first and most important priority is to provide
funding to hire more controllers. We can no longer wait. For many
locations, we have waited too long already."
Source: National Air Traffic Controllers
Association Executive Vice President Ruth Marlin, testifying before
the House Aviation Subcommittee Tuesday about the urgent need to
start hiring new controllers in the coming fiscal year.
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