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    Michael Rosenberg

    Pilots, quit the gabbing and just fly - Detroit Free Press May 21, 2007 BY MICHAEL ROSENBERG I don't believe in the death penalty, except for people who talk during movies. But I am thinking about broadening my position to include pilots who use the loudspeaker too much. And when I say "too...
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    Michael Rosenberg

    Pilots, quit the gabbing and just fly - Detroit Free Press May 21, 2007 BY MICHAEL ROSENBERG I don't believe in the death penalty, except for people who talk during movies. But I am thinking about broadening my position to include pilots who use the loudspeaker too much. And when I say "too...
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    Bk End Is Drawing Closer....financing Announced

    Regarding UA's emergence from BK, does anyone have any theories to how this might effect Frontier or Northwest? Certainly won't be pretty but what would be a likely scenario should UA turn the screws on NW and/or Frontier. Hard to imagine things getting any worse at NWA but the harsh reality is...
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    Nwa Posts 2nd Quarter Loss

    If a Chapter 11 filing becomes necessary it will happen before the end of October. After witnessing UA ill fated attempted to emerge from Chap 11 status in a timely matter, the government has rewritten the laws concerning companies that file for BK protection. The new BK law puts a limit, I...
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    Nwa Posts 2nd Quarter Loss

    Undoubtly, one of the worst mistakes NWA made. No excuses either, especially since their network had the least LCC competition. Now faced with labor issues it will be UAs turn to crank up the heat. Strap in tight boys and girls, it's gonna get a little bumpy. cheers bigsky
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    Nwa Posts 2nd Quarter Loss

    magsau It's folks like you that make me want to never participate in any of these forums. Wishing that NWA tanks taking with it the careers of many outstanding people. How NICE!!! have a fabulous day bigsky
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    Nwa Posts 2nd Quarter Loss

    Good call Bus!!! The way I've started to look at the whole situation is that if this thing tanks, at least I've met many great people, had a lot of fun on layovers and flew the line with some fun crews. For me, it would be adios to aviation and the next chapter begins. Lots of other cool...
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    Scabs

    I disagree. Chapter 11 is the last tool NW wants to use. There's actually a good chance that that could be the end for NWA should a filing take place. They would rather get the big cuts out of labor and handle the pension issues without filing for Chap. 11 protection. Hopefully that could...
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    Scabs

    NWA400 Good post. In this situation, however, the mechanics are being asked to vote themselves out of a job because NW wants to outsource a much larger portion of maintenance work. It would be quite difficult for me to vote away my job so that I can go to work fixing VW's while someone in...
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    Anybody Heard The Dl Merger Rumor?

    The real jewel in Asia is the Chinese world which includes HKG, SIN, and to a lesser extent TPE Sorry it's Tokyo (NRT)
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    Northwest/klm Deal In Doubt

    Red Tail Bear Agreed!!! Seems several are anxious to put the DOA sticker on one of the financially strongest legacy carriers. Not that things are rosy right now at NWA but we have to file Chap11 and have yet to do something absolutely ridiclous as to come up with a pricing scheme called...
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    Anybody Heard The Dl Merger Rumor?

    WT So what's Delta's plan when they file? NW maybe be making the news frequently lately because of a potential AMFA strike/lockout but that does not erase the fact that the next carrier to file BK will most likely be DELTA. Good luck bigsky
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    Nw's Older Fleet Has Large Cost Penalties

    I would have to disagree with Bus, WT and C54. If you compare the cost of these upgrades verses the cost of a new B717 you it would become quite apparent that the DC-9 wins. Of course the value of the DC-9 is close to zero and it is still a revenue producing machine. How would the balance...
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    Nw's Older Fleet Has Large Cost Penalties

    WT Any chance you missed all the A319/320s NWA has accumulated over the last ten years? Haven't been to Europe, DTW or MSP in awhile? If you missed out you may have noticed a few A330s prowling around. Also a few in NRT. Perhaps you also missed the headline, "NWA to be North American B787...
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    Nwa Says Bk Is Coming

    NWA still a long way from BK but I am certain that few, including most the good folks at UA, would wish a Chap 11 for NWA. Most at NWA would have liked to have seen UA avoid the filing in the first place as with UA being NWA's number one competitor it has most definitely put pressures on NWA's...
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    Northwest Mechanics Edging Toward Strike

    I know we all get caught up in it and it's actually kind of fun from time to time, especially when Fly and Bus jump in, and that is bashing one anothers' airline and unions. From who has got the prettiest paint scheme to who has the mechs with the biggest kahunas. In the meantime, management...
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    Anybody Heard The Dl Merger Rumor?

    Since 9/11? I've heard the Delta and Northwest merger rumor since 1970. Not going to happen for a while or at least I hope not.
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    Northwest Says It Will Fly With Scabs

    Unfortunate to see more joining the ranks of name calling. Perhaps it's time to go back to your United Airlines forum.
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    Northwest Woes Continue

    Apparently UA has hedged fuel so the $60 dollar oil won't effect them. How very prognostic of Tilton and crew. Magsau, do you have any data on how far out UA has hedged their fuel?
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    With A Flunky Judge Like This...

    .....or how about the B787s coming to NWA in only two years. Those comfortable fuel sipping jets will be tough competition for all other US airlines in the Pacific that is, of course, unless our competition has them also. So how many dreamliners does UA have on order?