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

  • AAR sees widebody MRO work returning stateside


    ​Demand in the USA for MRO work on widebody aircraft is on the rise as airlines increasingly chose to have such work...


  • 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...


  • News Listings for Northwest Airlines

  • Terrorist threats to aviation growing: US intelligence chief

    News | 27 Oct 2014 19:00 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Threats posed by terrorism to civilian aviation are on the rise despite improvements in security and intelligence that followed the US terrorist attacks of 2001, says US director of national intelligence James Clapperhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Terrorist-threats-to-aviation-growing-US-intelligence-chief-405300/
  • American names new heads of legal and HR departments

    News | 15 Oct 2014 17:18 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​American Airlines has named Loral Blinde as vice president of people and employee services and Bruce Wark as vice president and deputy general counsel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-names-new-heads-of-legal-and-HR-departments-404807/
  • ANALYSIS: the Airbus A319 aircraft report

    News | 26 Sep 2014 15:28 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​The market for the likes of the Airbus A319 is difficult. In the current environment, airlines would opt for larger aircraft as load factors are high.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-the-Airbus-A319-aircraft-report-404194/
  • ANALYSIS: Frontier transition aims to leverage rich legacy

    News | 10 Sep 2014 15:16 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Frontier Airlines is pinning its success in the ultra low cost segment largely on two assets held over from its days as a full-fare carrier: customer service and operational reliability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Frontier-transition-aims-to-leverage-rich-legacy-403561/
  • AAR sees widebody MRO work returning stateside

    News | 04 Sep 2014 20:39 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Demand in the USA for MRO work on widebody aircraft is on the rise as airlines increasingly chose to have such work completed stateside, according to MRO service provider AAR.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AAR-sees-widebody-MRO-work-returning-stateside-403363/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Hawaiian-takes-lead-to-the-islands-as-others-contract-402919/