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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Embraer has delivered the first EMBRAER 175 jet to Northwest Airlines.
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.
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.
ST. PAUL, MINN. - (July 14, 2003) - Northwest Airlines today announced that its customers have used either its Internet check-in service at nwa.com, 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.
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.
An increasing number of Northwest Airlines’ customers are taking advantage of its innovative electronic check-in options.
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.