Thu, Jul 14, 2005
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
"We want to reach an agreement that
balances the needs of air traffic controllers with the need for the
kind of technology and new capacity that will keep travelers moving
safely. We cannot afford an agreement like 1998 that saddled the
FAA with excessive costs, archaic work rules, and restrictions on
our ability to modernize the system."
Source: FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, on the
eve of contract negotiations with NATCA controllers. NATCA, as you
might imagine, begs to differ.
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