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Northwest Airlines ends union representation

Northwest Airlines ends union representation

4th Nov 2010 in Airline News

Flight attendants at Northwest Airlines have voted to end union representation after 63-years following the completion of a merger with Delta Air Lines. Some 7,000 crew will be impacted by the change, after the Association of Flight Attendants failed to secure a majority in favour of continued representation. → Read More

Failed bomber ‘one of many’

29th Dec 2009 in Airline News

The would-be terrorist who tried to blow up a US jet on Christmas Day has revealed there are more “just like him” being trained by al-Qaeda. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab told agents questioning him that he was one of many bombers being groomed by the Yemeni al-Qaeda affiliate to attack American-bound aircraft. → Read More

Global security crackdown after foiled Al-Qaeda plane bombing

28th Dec 2009 in Airline News

Air travellers across the world are facing tougher security measures and delays after a suspect Al-Qaeda terrorist came within moments of blowing up a transatlantic jet carrying 289 people on board. → Read More

Lost pilots were on laptops

27th Oct 2009 in

Pilots of Northwest Flight 188 which overshot its scheduled destination by about 150 miles last week have told investigators that they were using laptops and lost track of their duties. → Read More

Northwest and KLM axe three services

Press Release | 27th Jun 2008 in Airline News

The conveyor belt of route reductions continues today with Northwest Airlines and its trans-Atlantic joint venture partner KLM announcing suspension of three services from 1 October - termination of flights between Detroit-Dusseldorf and Hartford-Amsterdam, and seasonal suspension of Minneapolis/St. Paul-Paris. → Read More

Northwest welcomes first Embraer 175

Press Release | 18th Jul 2007 in Airline News

Embraer has delivered the first EMBRAER 175 jet to Northwest Airlines. → Read More

Northwest plans European expansion

Press Release | 12th Oct 2006 in Airline News

Northwest has announced an expansion of its European flight network with new service to Brussels, Belgium and Düsseldorf, Germany, as well as the first and only nonstop service between Hartford, Conn. and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. → Read More

Northwest Makes WorldPerks Elite Level Easier

Press Release | 1st Mar 2004 in Airline News

Northwest Airlines today announced changes to its WorldPerks frequent flyer program, which will benefit the program’s best customers and make achieving Elite level qualification easier by giving additional credit for business fares. → Read More

Northwest 30 Million Self-Service Check-In

Press Release | 15th Jul 2003 in Airline News

ST. PAUL, MINN. - (July 14, 2003) - Northwest Airlines today announced that its customers have used either its Internet check-in service at, or one of its 655 e-Service Center kiosks in 155 airports, a total of 30 million times. The milestone was reached during the first week of July. → Read More

Northwest Launches Self-Service Reservation Change & E-Ticket Exchange on

Press Release | 25th Jun 2002 in Travel Technology News

Northwest Airlines (Nasdaq: NWAC) announced today an industry first - anew online self-service product that allows customers to make reservationchanges and complete E-Ticket exchanges online at the airline`s web site. → Read More

NWA Internet Check-In Proves to be Increasingly Popular

Press Release | 23rd Oct 2001 in Travel Technology News

An increasing number of Northwest Airlines’ customers are taking advantage of its innovative electronic check-in options. → Read More

Northwest Expands Popular “E-First” Upgrade Program; Now Available at All Northwest E-Service Center

Press Release | 16th Nov 1999 in Travel Technology News

Northwest Airlines announced today that it has expanded its popular “E-FIRST” electronic paid upgrade program to include all Northwest E-Service Center locations in its domestic system. → Read More

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