Fine. Ban their airliners from entering US airspace.
posted on 01/06/2004 9:28:40 AM PST
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In Britain, the pilots' union said that if the security risk to a flight is great enough to warrant an armed guard, the plane should not fly at all.
OK, then dont fly at all, you pansies.
posted on 01/06/2004 9:34:24 AM PST
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Our rules. Our airspace.
Don't like it? Don't fly here.
posted on 01/06/2004 9:35:39 AM PST
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"The director of Portugal's National Civil Aviation Institute, Joaquim Carvalho, told the AFP news agency: "We will not authorise loaded guns on Portuguese planes, therefore we will not allow armed guards."
I guess that will mean both Portuguese airliners will be banned from U.S. airspace.
Should really put a crimp in our economy.
posted on 01/06/2004 9:50:02 AM PST
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These pilots need to stop whining and grow up. Probably the only thing that would change their minds is for one of their aircraft to be taken down by terrorists. Then we'll see what they think about it.
ah shucks!!! it looks like the jihadi's will just have to stay in Euroland, such a pity....NOT!
I do think we're making a grave error in blindly accepting the Euro's passports without requiring fingerprinting, they issue passports like fliers on a streetcorner.
Give the Euroweenie leftists another reason not to love us. Tell them to play it our way or STAY HOME.
posted on 01/06/2004 9:55:51 AM PST
Can't say I'd be sad if Euros stayed home. Just what makes them think they can dictate what Americans should be able to do to protect our citizens? They have the freedom to stay away.
Portugal is the latest nation to voice concern, as its civil aviation authority said that putting loaded guns aboard an aircraft could endanger it.
Aviation policy should not be made by people who think that Goldfinger is a documentary.
posted on 01/06/2004 9:59:06 AM PST
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