Northwest Airlines will plead guilty and pay a $38 million fine for conspiring to fix cargo rates, the Justice Department announced Friday.
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.
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 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.
The Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot their landing in Minneapolis last week say they were distracted, not asleep.
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.
Kiss those little bottles of lotion goodbye.
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.
The return of peanuts to the snack menu at Northwest Airlines this month has prompted a spasm of protests from travelers with allergies.
I admit, I have an unfair advantage.
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.
Airline stocks on Wednesday traded higher as oil prices - the industry's greatest burden - plunged.
The already roughed-up airline industry nosedived on Friday as companies and their investors got slammed by high oil prices.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Delta and Northwest Airlines agree to merge. CNN's Maggie Lake reports.
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.
Kathleen Anderson was the only woman in business class on a recent Northwest Airlines flight from Dusseldorf, Germany, to Chicago. And it cost her.
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.
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.
Airline food. The very mention of those two words is enough to provoke a strong -- and usually negative -- reaction from any passenger.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
JetBlue canceled all its New York flights Friday.
The mind-boggling mishaps that took place in the executive - and hotel - suite.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stocks bounced Thursday morning, recovering modestly after a steep two-session selloff, amid signs that the economy was holding up prior to Hurricane Katrina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Air carrier Northwest Airlines announced Friday that flight delays and cancellations and at normal levels despite the recent labor strike by company mechanics.
Are you holding a Northwest Airlines ticket and wondering how the mechanics strike will affect your travel plans?
Stocks opened higher Monday morning as oil treaded water, Northwest weathered a strike, and foreign markets rose on a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.
Stocks looked set to advance early Monday following a week when markets were hammered by high oil prices and downbeat earnings news.
U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as buyers came back after a tough week for stocks on a handful of broker upgrades.
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.
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.
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.
Corporations reached out to help the victims of Sunday's earthquake-triggered tsunamis in southern Asia.
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 ...
American Airlines said Thursday it will gain more than $25 million annually by charging service fees for tickets bought at airports and reservation centers.
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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% ...
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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