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  1. Germanwings crash: How do airlines screen pilots for mental illnesses?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... as death, divorce, or finances might affect a colleague's performance or behavior, Dave Funk, a former Northwest Airlines captain now with aviation security consulting firm Laird and Associates, told Air and Space magazine . "Before 1990, that was ...

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  2. Andreas Lubitz: How do airlines screen pilots for mental illnesses?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... as death, divorce, or finances might affect a colleague's performance or behavior, Dave Funk, a former Northwest Airlines captain now with aviation security consulting firm Laird and Associates, told Air and Space magazine . "Before 1990, that was ...

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  3. Is There Any Way To Screen The World's Pilots For Suicidal Tendencies?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... mental health issues. And for pilots, that strategy can work pretty well, says Dave Funk, a retired Northwest Airlines captain who now works as an aviation security consultant at Laird & Associates in Reno, Nevada. It's a small industry, he says. ...

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  4. Pilots fear revealing mental illness, expected to 'tough it out': expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | GlobalNews

    ... Funk says the industry is about self-policing and looking after your colleagues, though. Funk is a former Northwest Airlines captain with Laird & Associates, an aviation security consulting firm. "As an industry, we're good at self-screening," Funk ...

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  5. US pilots self-monitor mental state after passing psych testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | New York Post

    ... problems, there would be no [psychological] testing required," said Laird, former chief of security for Northwest Airlines. Beyond testing during training, pilots and other crew members are also required to report any possible issues to their ...

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  6. The interior cockpit of the Germanwings aircraft atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... or medications. "It's mostly 'Is your heart OK? Are you structurally fine?,' '' said Dave Funk, a retired Northwest Airlines captain who now works for the aviation consulting firm Laird & Associates. At the pilot's initial hiring there's a formal ...

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  7. How are airline pilots screened for mental health?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | GlobalNews

    ... particularly pilots and there's emphasis on a psychological component," said Capt. Dave Funk, a former Northwest Airlines captain with Laird & Associates, an aviation security consulting firm. "As an industry, we're good at self-screening," Funk ...

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  8. Robert F. Hartley Releases Gunship PilotRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of duty in Vietnam as a decorated attack helicopter pilot. He later flew for Pan Am World Airways and Northwest Airlines. He and his wife, Nancy, live near Orlando, Florida. LifeRich Publishing, the strategic publishing partnership of Reader's ...

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  9. Ken Resnick celebrated for broadcasting careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | SLAM! Sports

    ... New York as I imagine he must have talked to Vince the day after learning I had left [the AWA]. I called Northwest Airlines to verify his story, as Jack was not above pulling a good rib!" "I met with a series of people in the WWF offices that day. ...

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  10. Name this airplane, aviation buffsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Dallas Morning News

    ... that never existed. Did anyone blow up the photo to see the little "787" near the tail. On May 5, 2005, Northwest Airlines ordered 18 of the Boeing 787-8 model, with first delivery planned for August 2008. That would make it the first U.S. airline ...

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  11. The miracle child: Sole survivor of plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KFI

    Credit AP - Cecelia Cichan, in Oct. 1987, was the only one to survive the tragic plane crash of a Northwest Airlines flight that killed more than 150 people Credit MSNBC -Horrific Tragedy Cecelia was just four when her father Michael, mother Paula and six-year-old brother David were killed in the air disaster Credit AP The plane, bound for Phoenix, Arizona, crashed shortly after take-off at 8.46pm near Detroit killing everyone but one child on board MORE ON HER STORY To get chase alerts send to your phone, text 'chase' to 640640.

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  12. Greg Staffa talks about his experiences during an interview March 7.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | St. Cloud Times

    ... his "road trips" helping other homeless people - in some ways, it was denial, he says. He had worked for Northwest Airlines for years when he was injured after a loaded baggage cart fell on him. He was later diagnosed with an abdominal wall strain. ...

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  13. Business Traveler: More Price Gouging at LAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Skift

    Back when I used to fly exclusively on Northwest Airlines, my first taste of price gouging at LAX involved an ill attempt to buy a value meal at Burger King - only twelve dollars for a simple meal. Airport shops have been gouging for so long that it's almost a joke among the travel community.

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  14. The Uber For Moving ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Forbes.com

    ... as an apprentice machinist and developed a passion for applying advanced manufacturing technologies. Northwest Airlines recruited him to develop methods to reverse engineer and produce aircraft parts. Holder of multiple patents, his track record of ...

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  15. At Montanaa s Big Sky Resort, limitless vistas and rural charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... in 1973 by NBC newsman Chet Huntley, who arranged early investments by Chrysler, Continental Oil and Northwest Airlines. A Montana native, Huntley did not ski, but he was known to go horseback riding in the surrounding wildflower meadows. For years, ...

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  16. Business Movers: Charles Breer, Alaska Airlines; Maggie Bennington-Davis, Health Share; Brett Baker and Debra Ringold, Portland Business AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... of the merger integration with American Airlines. Prior to joining US Airways, Breer spent 17 years at Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, where he held several director roles, including alliance strategy and development, alliance relationship ...

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  17. Alaska Airlines Names Charles Breer New Managing Director of AlliancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Travel Industry Wire

    ... of the merger integration with American Airlines. Prior to joining US Airways, Breer spent 17 years at Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, where he held several director roles, including alliance strategy and development, alliance relationship ...

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  18. This was an excellent pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | BlogHer

    ... or routine. Every meeting was a tryst with one of us flying to the other crisscrossing Lake Michigan on a Northwest Airlines prop plane. I remember so well coming back after weekends in Muskegon, sitting in the dark with just the glow of my ...

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  19. St. Paul woman admits to more than $200,000 in tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... the U.S. attorney's office. The W-2s claimed that the people named in them worked for employers such as Northwest Airlines and the City of St. Paul. Linebaugh admitted to filing about 73 false returns for tax years 2009 and 2010. She charged others ...

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  20. Ex-Delta Air Lines worker sentenced in invoice fraud schemeRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | WTVC

    ... to defraud Northwest and Delta Air Lines out of millions. Prosecutors have said Anderson worked for Northwest Airlines before It merged with Delta and was involved in a conspiracy with 62-year-old Michael Yedor of Los Angeles. Authorities say ...

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