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  1. Flying back on course the inside story of the new Airbus A350 jetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... View Partners and former head of Airbus North America. Soon, Airbus customers in Boeing's backyard, like Northwest Airlines and Air Canada, were writing cheques for 787s. Airbus found itself straining to compete with both flagship Boeings. In ...

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  2. Whither the Barf Bag?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... skeptical at first, but changed their minds when the firm secured a contract for air sickness bags with Northwest Airlines. Schjeldahl - whose son Peter is now the art critic for the New Yorker - would be involved in many other major innovations, ...

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  3. Insight - Flying back on course: the inside story of the new Airbus A350 jetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    ... View Partners and former head of Airbus North America. Soon, Airbus customers in Boeing's backyard, like Northwest Airlines and Air Canada, were writing cheques for 787s. Airbus found itself straining to compete with both flagship Boeings. In ...

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  4. 16 retro aeroplane paintjobs that should make a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... paint scheme, but changed it to an American Airlines-esque unpainted look for its final years of service. Northwest Airlines' red-and-grey 'bowling shoe' paint scheme wasn't necessarily one of the prettiest of all time, but it sure was distinctive. ...

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  5. More cuts: Is Memphis now just another city for Delta?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | USA Today

    ... to boost air service." Still, the cuts have been hard to swallow for Memphis, once an important hub for Northwest Airlines. Delta inherited that hub in its 2008 merger with Northwest, and flew as many as 240 flights per day out of the city as ...

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  6. Yemeni forces kill Al-Qaeda militants disguised as veiled women at borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Al Bawaba

    ... Nigerian-born Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who attempted to detonate an explosive device aboard a Northwest Airlines flight on 25 December 2009-the first attack inside the United States by an al-Qaida affiliate since 11 September 2001. That was ...

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  7. Yemeni security forces kill al-Qaida militants dressed as veiled womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | UPI

    ... Nigerian-born Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who attempted to detonate an explosive device aboard a Northwest Airlines flight on 25 December 2009-the first attack inside the United States by an al-Qaida affiliate since 11 September 2001. That was ...

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  8. Delta fires employee for 'disparaging' remarks about low payRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Mashable

    Delta has fired a baggage handler who worked for the airline for 26 years, after he commented about pay in an online video interview. Kip Hedges, a former employee of Delta and its predecessor Northwest Airlines Corp., told Workday Minnesota that the video was cited when he was fired.

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  9. Delta Adds Vice President of Sales for West Coast RegionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Travel Industry Wire

    ... leader. He helped lead the alignment of Delta's global product through the merger integration with Northwest Airlines and established Delta's customer experience strategy, oversaw the launch of Sky Priority, shepherded its drive for flat-bed seats ...

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  10. Tevlin: Delta worker's 26-year job is gone in 30 seconds for critical remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Star Tribune

    For 26 years, Kip Hedges worked to build a reputation and a job history, loading and unloading planes for Northwest Airlines, then Delta. It was not glamorous work, but it was a good, honest job and it paid the bills.

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  11. Former PlaneSense Fractional Aircraft Ownership Pilot Receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot AwardRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | PR.com

    ... He flew a second tour in Viet Nam, flying O-1 Bird Dogs. After his military service, Johnson flew with Northwest Airlines and retired after 34 years as a 747 pilot. From there he became Chief Pilot for Alpha Flying which was later renamed PlaneSense ...

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  12. Sabre CEO Tells IATA to Leave the Innovation to UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Skift

    ... of all this airline/content innovation," Davidson says. Veteran airline consultant Al Lenza, formerly a Northwest Airlines distribution official who did battle with Sabre over the years, was less bullish about Sabre's prospects. "For years, Sabre ...

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  13. Are Terrorists Planning A Christmas Attack On Airlines?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Jalopnik

    ... happen in the next few months." The last successful attempt at smuggling a bomb on board a plane was on Northwest Airlines flight 253 on Christmas Day, 2009. A Nigerian passenger had sewn a bomb made with 2.8 ounces of Pentaerythritol tetranitrate ...

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  14. Former PlaneSense fractional aircraft ownership pilot receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot awardRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | PR Log

    ... He flew a second tour in Viet Nam, flying O-1 Bird Dogs. After his military service, Johnson flew with Northwest Airlines and retired after 34 years as a 747 pilot. From there he became Chief Pilot for Alpha Flying which was later renamed PlaneSense ...

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  15. Longtime Delta employee, labor activist Kip Hedges firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | TwinCities

    ... and record of job performance, without regard to anyone's personal views." Hedges, a 26-year Delta (and Northwest Airlines) employee, has long been an outspoken voice on equity and labor-management issues. He has been prominent in the Twin Cities ...

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  16. UAL's Jeffery Smisek To Chair A4A Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Aero-News Network

    ... CEO of America West. Parker's experience prior to joining America West in 1995 includes four years with Northwest Airlines as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, and Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. From 1986 to 1991, he held a ...

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  17. Larry ColwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Crescent-News.com

    ... his 40-year career, he worked for various airlines due to mergers and acquisitions. He retired from Northwest Airlines. His most notable accomplishment was an award he received for creating an evaporative cooling system that could be installed on an ...

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  18. Al Qaeda video shows British-American hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | CBS News

    ... ully smuggled explosives onto commercial airplanes, including in the 2009 Christmas day plot to blow up a Northwest Airlines flight over Chicago in 2009.

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  19. Delta gets ready to restart nonstop flights to Hawaii in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Star Tribune

    ... Cities and Honolulu starting in October 2015. Daily service to Honolulu was a staple during the reign of Northwest Airlines at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport but ended in February 2011, three years after Delta acquired the Eagan -based ...

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  20. United Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Jeffery Smisek to Chair A4A Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Business Wire

    ... CEO of America West. Parker's experience prior to joining America West in 1995 includes four years with Northwest Airlines as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, and Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. From 1986 to 1991, he held a ...

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