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CNNMoney: Northwest to pay $38 million cargo price-fixing fineupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 15:47:00

Northwest Airlines will plead guilty and pay a $38 million fine for conspiring to fix cargo rates, the Justice Department announced Friday.

But I asked them to hold my ticketupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 08:27:00

Lizelle Figueroa calls Expedia to hold her ticket to California. But shortly after that, she's rushed to the hospital, where she spends five weeks.

Airplane bomb suspect pleads not guiltyupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 17:09:00

Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab, the man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane on December 25, pleaded not guilty Friday to six federal charges.

Canada limits carry-on baggage on flights into U.S.updated: Tue Dec 29 2009 22:49:00

Canada is immediately limiting carry-on items for flights to the United States in the aftermath of a failed terror attack on a Northwest Airlines flight.

Pilots lost track of timeupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 11:38:00

The Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot their landing in Minneapolis last week say they were distracted, not asleep.

Airliner crew flies 150 miles past airportupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 18:43:00

A Northwest Airlines flight from San Diego, California, overshot the Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport by about 150 miles Wednesday evening, and federal investigators are looking into whether the pilots had become distracted, as they claimed, or perhaps fell asleep.

Three good, bad things for recession travelersupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 12:18:00

Kiss those little bottles of lotion goodbye.

Passenger: People were 'flying' around the planeupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 06:43:00

About 30 people were injured Friday when a Northwest Airlines flight suffered turbulence before landing at Japan's Narita International Airport, a Northwest spokesman said.

Peanuts on Northwest Airlines prompt protestsupdated: Mon Feb 16 2009 12:28:00

The return of peanuts to the snack menu at Northwest Airlines this month has prompted a spasm of protests from travelers with allergies.

Six secrets for getting your wayupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 09:29:00

I admit, I have an unfair advantage.

CNNMoney: Delta adds $1B in AmEx dealupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 10:43:00

Delta Air Lines said Tuesday it will get an immediate $1 billion boost in liquidity as the result of the extension of a credit card agreement with American Express.

CNNMoney: Airlines stocks higher as oil fallsupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 16:40:00

Airline stocks on Wednesday traded higher as oil prices - the industry's greatest burden - plunged.

CNNMoney: Airlines hit another rough spotupdated: Mon Jul 14 2008 09:15:00

The already roughed-up airline industry nosedived on Friday as companies and their investors got slammed by high oil prices.

CNNMoney: Fuel costs could 'devastate' airlinesupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 15:14:00

The skyrocketing price of fuel could "devastate" the airline industry and hurt the economy, according to a report from the Business Travel Coalition released Monday.

Delta joins Northwest in flight cutsupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 01:15:00

A day after Northwest Airlines announced it was scaling back domestic flights, Delta Air Lines did the same Wednesday -- announcing a 3 percent cut for the second half of 2008.

A mileage mess with my mortgageupdated: Tue May 27 2008 15:49:00

Northwest Airlines promises Dave Herstad 18,375 frequent flier miles when he applies for his mortgage. He gets the loan, but not the miles. After several rounds of finger-pointing between supervisors at Northwest, Lending Tree and Home Loan Center, his miles remain missing. What should he do?

CNNMoney: Delta-Northwest deal faces headwindsupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 15:08:00

Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines have finally agreed to a merger. But it could be a bumpy ride before a deal is officially completed.

Major airline mergerupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 01:20:00

Delta and Northwest Airlines agree to merge. CNN's Maggie Lake reports.

Delta, Northwest approve mergerupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 01:20:00

The directors of Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines reached agreement on a merger deal that -- if approved -- would create the world's largest airline.

Discrimination takes an unexpected turnupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 16:05:00

Kathleen Anderson was the only woman in business class on a recent Northwest Airlines flight from Dusseldorf, Germany, to Chicago. And it cost her.

Fortune: Why Delta-Northwest won't workupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 15:25:00

There was little doubt last summer when former Northwest Airlines executive Richard Anderson took the helm at Delta Air Lines that the carrier would gobble up a competitor. It was just a matter of which one and when.

CNNMoney: Pilots clear way for Northwest-Delta deal - reportupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 07:52:00

Leaders of the union representing pilots at Northwest Airlines Corp. and Delta Air Lines Inc. have reached an agreement on uniting membership under a merged carrier, the Detroit News reported Tuesday.

5 things airlines won't tell you about their foodupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 12:45:00

Airline food. The very mention of those two words is enough to provoke a strong -- and usually negative -- reaction from any passenger.

CNNMoney: Northwest pilot deal may hike costs: analystsupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 02:22:00

A new tentative labor deal for pilots at Northwest Airlines Corp. is a major victory for the embattled workers, and it could erode the savings the carrier won in bankruptcy, analysts said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Northwest profit soars on slashed costsupdated: Tue Jul 31 2007 01:08:00

Northwest Airlines Corp., which exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May, said Tuesday its quarterly profit, excluding reorganization items, rose 53 percent as its operating expenses tumbled.

CNNMoney: Northwest pilot shortage grounding flightsupdated: Mon Jul 30 2007 02:45:00

Northwest Airlines has seen an increase in the number of canceled flights once again, a condition that the pilots union is blaming on management for not having enough staffing, and which the airline charges is due to a spike in pilots calling in sick starting this past Friday.

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CNNMoney: Continental to hold early talks with pilotsupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 01:55:00

Continental Airlines and its pilots union have agreed to start early talks on changes in the non-economic portion of their contract at the request of the union - a relatively rare union victory in the battered airline industry in recent years.

CNNMoney: Northwest cutting capacity to tackle cancellationsupdated: Fri Jun 29 2007 06:52:00

Northwest Airlines said Friday it would cut some flights in July and August in order to free up pilots to address a recent spate of cancellations by the airline.

CNNMoney: Northwest cancellations spikeupdated: Wed Jun 27 2007 07:54:00

Northwest Airlines is seeing about one out of eight flights cancelled due to lack of flight crews in recent days, as the pilots union steps up attacks on management that could signal problems ahead for the airline and its customers.

Flight canceled after pilot curses at passengersupdated: Sat Apr 07 2007 09:51:00

Northwest Airlines canceled a flight with 180 passengers aboard after the pilot began cursing at passengers while the plane was being prepared for takeoff in Las Vegas on Friday, airline officials and witnesses said.

Winter storm disrupts traffic in air, on groundupdated: Fri Mar 16 2007 09:17:00

JetBlue canceled all its New York flights Friday.

Business 2.0: Bosses behaving badlyupdated: Fri Jan 26 2007 12:14:00

The mind-boggling mishaps that took place in the executive - and hotel - suite.

CNNMoney: Wednesday's late moversupdated: Wed Dec 13 2006 15:29:00

Here are some of the companies whose shares were active in late trading on Wednesday:

CNNMoney: Judge blocks strike at Northwestupdated: Fri Aug 25 2006 15:15:00

A federal judge blocked flight attendants from a strike at Northwest Airlines Friday afternoon, just hours before the union had said it would start to disrupt operations at the nation's No. 5 carrier.

12 freed after U.S. jet incidentupdated: Thu Aug 24 2006 20:07:00

Dutch authorities will release 12 men arrested on suspicion of terrorism after causing a disturbance on a Northwest Airlines flight Wednesday, the Dutch prosecutor's office said.

Northwest jet turns back; passengers arrestedupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 07:27:00

Twelve passengers were in custody Wednesday after a Northwest Airlines flight bound for Mumbai, India, returned to Amsterdam with a fighter jet escort, Dutch police said.

CNNMoney: Northwest faces Aug. 25 strikeupdated: Thu Aug 17 2006 13:04:00

Flight attendants at Northwest Airlines won the right from a bankruptcy court judge to go on strike on Aug. 25 at the nation's No. 5 airline.

Fortune: Northwest Airlines ranks No. 182 on the 2006 FORTUNE 500updated: Thu Apr 20 2006 11:54:00

Northwest Airlines ranks no. 182 on this year's list of the FORTUNE 500, with $12,286 million in revenues, up 8.9% from the previous year. The Eagan, Minn.-based company was ranked no. 190 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were -$2,533 million.

CNNMoney: Northwest reaches deal with pilotsupdated: Fri Mar 03 2006 16:01:00

Northwest Airlines reached a tentative deal with its pilot union Friday that it said would save the bankrupt airline $358 million a year, according to a company statement.

Money Magazine: The Answer Guyupdated: Thu Feb 16 2006 10:11:00

Q Shares in Northwest Airlines, now less than $1, are looking cheap. Could that stock have any value after Northwest emerges from bankruptcy? --Todd Olness, Shakopee, Minn.

CNNMoney: Best flight food: Filet with your nuts?updated: Thu Sep 15 2005 15:47:00

Is it money well spent? Even as the airline industry has spiraled into financial duress, carriers have partnered with celebrity chefs, sommeliers and gourmet food producers to create an in-flight food and wine experience that rivals top restaurants.

CNNMoney: Delta, Northwest still tradingupdated: Thu Sep 15 2005 10:01:00

Shares of Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines continued to trade on their respective stock exchanges Thursday despite the bankruptcy filings both airlines made Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Stocks bounce at openupdated: Thu Sep 15 2005 09:22:00

Stocks bounced Thursday morning, recovering modestly after a steep two-session selloff, amid signs that the economy was holding up prior to Hurricane Katrina.

CNNMoney: Delta, Northwest file for bankruptcyupdated: Wed Sep 14 2005 17:44:00

The airline industry's five-year financial crisis came to a head Wednesday evening as Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines, two of the nation's largest carriers, both filed for bankruptcy.

CNNMoney: Northwest files for bankruptcyupdated: Wed Sep 14 2005 11:22:00

Northwest Airlines, hit by a spike in jet fuel prices and an inability to win wage concessions from its unions, filed for bankruptcy court protection minutes after rival Delta also filed under Chapter 11.

CNNMoney: Northwest strikers could lose jobsupdated: Thu Sep 08 2005 08:33:00

Northwest Airlines could meet with its striking mechanics union Thursday, but it warned that it is getting ready to permanently hire replacement workers it has used during the nearly three-week long job action.

CNNMoney: Struggling airlines aid Katrina victimsupdated: Wed Sep 07 2005 07:48:00

The nation's financially troubled airline industry provided more than 100 free flights to take survivors of Hurricane Katrina out of New Orleans over Labor Day weekend, according to a published report.

CNNMoney: Northwest says still 'business as usual'updated: Fri Aug 26 2005 14:04:00

Air carrier Northwest Airlines announced Friday that flight delays and cancellations and at normal levels despite the recent labor strike by company mechanics.

Strike throwing wrench in travel plans?updated: Fri Aug 26 2005 10:42:00

Are you holding a Northwest Airlines ticket and wondering how the mechanics strike will affect your travel plans?

CNNMoney: Stocks snap back at opening bellupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 09:12:00

Stocks opened higher Monday morning as oil treaded water, Northwest weathered a strike, and foreign markets rose on a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.

CNNMoney: Stocks ready to rallyupdated: Mon Aug 22 2005 05:35:00

Stocks looked set to advance early Monday following a week when markets were hammered by high oil prices and downbeat earnings news.

CNNMoney: Positive from the startupdated: Fri Aug 19 2005 08:48:00

U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as buyers came back after a tough week for stocks on a handful of broker upgrades.

CNNMoney: Insiders shedding airline shares?updated: Wed Jul 06 2005 07:14:00

Regardless of the pedigree of the air carrier -- whether it's Northwest Airlines or discounter JetBlue Airways -- insiders have been selling millions of dollars' worth of shares, and they don't appear to be in any rush to buy, according to a report published Wednesday.

Tough to fly as oil prices climbupdated: Tue Jul 05 2005 10:31:00

With jet fuel prices cruising sky-high, the cost of flying those little extras from food to magazines can be too much for an airline to bear.

CNNMoney: Southwest Air passing on fuel costsupdated: Mon Mar 14 2005 13:36:00

Southwest Airlines is joining several of its rivals in passing along higher fuel costs to customers, but is not adding as much to ticket costs as other airlines have.

CNNMoney: Corporations give to tsunami reliefupdated: Thu Dec 30 2004 07:15:00

Corporations reached out to help the victims of Sunday's earthquake-triggered tsunamis in southern Asia.

Business 2.0: A Field Day for Executivesupdated: Wed Dec 01 2004 00:01:00

Earlier this year my wife and I flew into Newark Airport on a Continental Airlines flight from Madrid. We had less than two hours to make a connecting flight to San Francisco, but 70 minutes later ...

CNNMoney: American Air to charge ticketing feeupdated: Thu Sep 02 2004 14:00:00

American Airlines said Thursday it will gain more than $25 million annually by charging service fees for tickets bought at airports and reservation centers.

Money Magazine: Update: Wrong on Airlines?updated: Thu Jul 01 2004 00:01:00

At the start of this year, we thought we saw a chance to buy airlines on weakness. Well, they got weaker. Lucrative business fliers are hitting the skies again, and this summer is expected to be th...

Money Magazine: Briefly...updated: Thu May 01 2003 00:01:00

FREQUENT-FLIER RULES Flying for free is about to get more expensive. This month, American Airlines is raising the cost of a last-minute award ticket for domestic travel from 40,000 miles to 50,000....

Fortune: Northwest: Alcatraz of the Air!updated: Mon Feb 15 1999 00:01:00

On Jan. 3, Northwest Airlines kept thousands of passengers trapped on planes--some for eight hours or more--at Detroit Metropolitan Airport while waiting for snow to be cleared from the gates. A fe...

Money Magazine: Decemberupdated: Tue Dec 01 1998 00:01:00

Expirations expiring. Following the lead of Northwest Airlines, Delta and United are extending their deadlines for expiring miles. Delta miles due to expire at the end of 1998 will now be good thro...

Fortune: Pitching Everything But Toastersupdated: Mon Nov 23 1998 00:01:00

This year more than $246 billion has moved into money market mutual funds, which invest primarily in short-term debt securities. While some investors are looking to park their assets until global m...

Money Magazine: Novemberupdated: Sun Nov 01 1998 00:01:00

If the Northwest Airlines strike had you worried about losing miles on the airline's WorldPerks program that were due to expire at the end of the year, don't sweat it: Northwest has extended the pr...

Money Magazine: HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR PENSION PLAN? HERE'S HOW YOU CAN GET THE FACTSupdated: Fri Sep 01 1995 00:01:00

STARTING IN MID-SEPTEMBER, AN ESTImated 4 million employees and retired workers at 1,500 large companies--including Northwest Airlines and Westinghouse--will get an unsettling letter from their emp...

Fortune: SUMMER FARES: DEJA VU OF 1992?updated: Mon May 31 1993 00:01:00

Is the U.S. airline industry headed for another suicidal fare war? Last summer a 50%-off sale filled the sunny skies, and the players are still smarting from the losses. America West Airlines and N...

Fortune: Shortsightedness pays off, how to not learn much at Princeton, high-risk horses, and other matters. ONLY IN AMERICA (Cont'd)updated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS -- A doctor who performed a blood-alcohol analysis of three Northwest Airlines pilots accused of flying while intoxicated testified . . . that the results, showing elevated levels, were...

Fortune: FORTUNE Magazine contents page JULY 16, 1990 VOL. 122, NO. 2 updated: Mon Jul 16 1990 00:01:00

MANAGING/Cover Story 36 THE NEW TURNAROUND CHAMPS When a business is in distress, these company doctors don't leech it like some medieval physician. They find the root trouble and stanch the bleedi...

Fortune: Adam Smith on Smoking, Whizzer White on Drinking, Liberals on Feeling Good, and Other Matters. The Capitalist Solutionupdated: Mon May 23 1988 00:01:00

New York City, always a leader in unsound public policy, has done it again. It has created this enormously dumb law about smoking. People in public places here in Gotham -- in restaurants, corporat...

Fortune: Signalsupdated: Mon Oct 13 1986 00:01:00

ITT is reportedly planning to cut as many as 630 of the 900 employees at its Manhattan headquarters through early retirement and layoffs. Honeywell announced it would eliminate 4,000 jobs, or 4.3% ...

Fortune: Signalsupdated: Mon Feb 17 1986 00:01:00

Northwest Airlines announced plans to buy Republic Airlines for $884 million. The acquisition would be the biggest since deregulation of the industry began in 1979 and would create the third-larges...

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