Top News on Northwest Airlines

  • American and US Airways close merger

    ​American Airlines and US Airways closed their merger today, a tumultuous nearly 10 months since they announced their plan to create the world’s largest carrier.

  • Other News for Northwest Airlines

  • Boeing stands by dedicated freighter market

    ​Boeing anticipates continued demand for new dedicated freighter aircraft, despite recent weakness in the cargo market.

  • Delta to provide documents in American-US Airways case

    ​Delta Air Lines has been asked to submit documents related to its merger with Northwest Airlines, in the US...

  • ANALYSIS: Will United turn around in 2013?

    United Airlines barely eked out a profit in 2012, while the majority of its US-based brethren posted impressive...

  • News Listings for Northwest Airlines

  • ANALYSIS: Hawaiian takes lead to the islands as others contract

    News | 21 Aug 2014 19:31 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Hawaiian Airlines’ rapid expansion in recent years has come as other carriers have slashed capacity to the Hawaiian Islands, allowing the Honolulu-based carrier to capture more market share to the US mainland.
  • ANALYSIS: How capacity cuts hit top US airports

    News | 19 Aug 2014 12:59 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Capacity at more than one dozen of the largest airports in the USA tumbled more than 10% since 2007, as airlines downsized hubs and slashed flights to destinations popular with leisure travellers.
  • Strauss named Hawaiian’s vice president of cargo

    News | 11 Jul 2014 20:46 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Hawaiian Airlines has named Timothy Strauss as the Honolulu-based carriers new vice president of cargo, the airline announces.
  • ANALYSIS: Baltia bids to make most of transatlantic capacity cuts

    News | 01 Jul 2014 21:24 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​US start-up carrier Baltia Air Lines is one step closer to certification by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with the airline announcing today that its dispatchers have completed required ground schooling.
  • ANALYSIS: US airlines compete for passengers with amenities

    News | 01 Jul 2014 14:47 | Edward Russell

    ​Not many global travellers would consider US airlines leaders in passenger comfort.
  • ANALYSIS: US airlines trade higher wages for more flexibility

    News | 08 May 2014 19:51 | Edward Russell

    ​Labour costs at US airlines are on the up swing, with American, Delta and United trading higher wages for labour support of their respective mergers.