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  1. Yemen Fast FactsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... of al Qaeda, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claims responsibility for a failed bombing on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas. January 2, 2010 - U.S. President Barack Obama announces a new counter-terrorism ...

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  2. ISLAMABAD: Another fine mess in YemenRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... minute. The explosive underwear worn by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and designed to bring down an American Northwest Airlines airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day, 2009, was prepared by AQAP. The young Nigerian had spent several months in Yemen with ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Andreas Lubitz: 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Why Shouldn't Emirates Have a 2-for-1 Sale? American Tried ItRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Emirates announced a 2-for-1 sale on flights to Dubai, recalling an incident from the hyper-competitive days of U.S. aviation when American CEO Bob Crandall instituted a 2-for-1 sale of his own. In April 1992, Crandall was angered because Northwest Airlines, followed by others, sought to undercut "value" pricing, his innovative effort to simplify airline pricing.

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  17. Flight Attendant Dances To 'Uptown Funk' To Entertain Passengers Before TakeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Switched

    ... affectionately referred to as the "Sundance Kids." Uniform donated by Norman L. Whennett Bag donated by Northwest Airlines, Inc. Photo: The Museum of Flight Collection United Airlines 1973 - 1976 Hawaii Uniform Tori Richard Ltd. In 1954, United ...

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  18. Expedia Plans To Acquire Orbitz: How Will The Various Stakeholders Be Impacted?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Forbes.com

    ... as a shared booking platform by a number of airlines, including Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Since its launch, the company has undergone several ownership changes, which acted as ...

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  19. Chicago route will bring to 7 number of routes served from Arnold Palmer Regional AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Business Journal

    ... that about five years ago, the airport had no commercial passenger traffic, following the cancellation of Northwest Airlines' service to Detroit. "Where we've come in the past five...

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  20. 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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