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Old planes a highlight at annual fly-in

...Swank is a really nice person. Very pleasant."Shepherd, who retired a decade ago as an international pilot for Northwest Airlines, first flew a vintage Lockheed in the 1980s. It belonged to a friend and he flew it frequently."Fell in love...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-26/old-planes-highlight-annual-
Supreme Court limits lawsuits over frequent flier programs, rules against Minnesota rabbi

...who complained about an airline's frequent flier program is out of luck.The justices unanimously sided with Northwest Airlines and dismissed a lawsuit from Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg that alleged he was stripped of his top-level frequent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/supreme-court-limits-lawsu
American-US Airways merger could jeopardize major hub airports

...Cincinnati's airport had been hit hard by Delta's decision to shift flights to other hubs after merging with Northwest Airlines in 2007.Charlotte-Douglass also benefits from its location outside of the Northeast Corridor, where congestion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-14/american-us-airways-merger
Business news

...company and would seek a revote.Delta has 20,000 flight attendants, including roughly 7,000 who came from Northwest Airlines when Delta bought it in 2008. The Northwest flight attendants were in the AFA, but their Delta colleagues were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-11-03/business-news
Business | Autos
Airlines fined for fixing passenger, cargo fees

...officials agreed to join the conspiracies. At a 2004 industry meeting in Thailand, executives from United Airlines and Northwest Airlines left the meeting when others started discussing setting fares and fuel surcharges, according to a court filing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-05/airlines-fined-fixing-pass
Business
The Week in Review

...unacceptable" failures in the American intelligence system that allowed an accused terrorist aboard a U.S.-bound Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day and vowed changes in security procedures. METRO: Hardie Davis and Harold V. Jones II...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/10/met_562558.shtml
Metro
Delta offering vouchers to Flight 253 passengers

...wasn't disclosed. According to authorities, a Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 as the plane was preparing to land in Detroit on Friday. It was carrying 278 passengers and 11 crew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/31/bus_561429.shtml
Business
Biz bits

...with $904 million in debt that would come due after it receives a single operating certificate to fully integrate Northwest Airlines into its fold. Delta said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday that it will be taking on new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/17/bus_548422.shtml
Business
Delta considers ties to struggling Japan carrier

...sensitivity of the discussions. "There's definite interest on both sides," the person said. Delta subsidiary Northwest Airlines has a history with Japan Airlines, having handled flight operations for the carrier in the early 1950s, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/12/bus_547854.shtml
Business | Swine flu
Earnings Preview: Delta Air Lines

...healthier than most because of its global network and the amount of cash it has on hand. Delta subsidiaries include Northwest Airlines, Comair, Compass and Mesaba. It has hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/21/bus_541535.shtml
Business