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  1. Delta's First Black Female Captain Says 'Taking Off Was The Thrill Of My Life'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Aero-News Network

    ... hired by a commuter carrier, where I was able to earn enough good flight experience to apply for a job at Northwest Airlines, and I was hired as their first African-American female pilot in 1997." She was the first black female pilot to fly for ...

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  2. Anderson, former Delta chief, says MSP is asset Twin Cities must protectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    ... the Twin Cities' greatest assets but can't be taken for granted, the former chief of Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines said Monday. Richard Anderson, who retired as chief executive of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines last spring and as chairman in ...

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  3. Does Monday's #Top10WxDay Mark The End Of Winter In Minnesota?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | CBS Local

    ... nearby. Retired Airline CEO Says Cheap Oil, Low Fares Here For A While For 11 years Richard Anderson led Northwest Airlines and later Delta, through some of the industry's most turbulent skies. How Can The Wild Maintain Their Record Pace? It was on ...

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  4. Retired Airline CEO Says Cheap Oil, Low Fares Here For A WhileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | CBS Local

    ... nearby. Retired Airline CEO Says Cheap Oil, Low Fares Here For A While For 11 years Richard Anderson led Northwest Airlines and later Delta, through some of the industry's most turbulent skies. How Can The Wild Maintain Their Record Pace? It was on ...

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  5. Ex-Delta CEO: Small planes a worse bet than bus, railRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Finance and Commerce

    ... state's aviation industry. Through the 1990s Anderson worked his way up through the executive ranks at Northwest Airlines, which was then based in Eagan. He served as CEO of the company from 2001 to 2004, when he left to take an executive position ...

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  6. Stephanie Johnson: Delta's first black female captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... of it as a career option" said Johnson in an interview with the Delta News Hub. "When I was hired by Northwest Airlines, there were 12 African-American women airline pilots in the country at the major airlines, and I knew all of their names." ...

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  7. Yemen Fast FactsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | WICU12 Erie

    ... of al Qaeda, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claims responsibility for a failed bombing on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on December 25. January 2, 2010 - US President Barack Obama announces a new counter-terrorism ...

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  8. Deltas first black female captain: Taking off was the thrill of my lifeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | PressReleasePoint

    ... hired by a commuter carrier, where I was able to earn enough good flight experience to apply for a job at Northwest Airlines, and I was hired as their first African-American female pilot in 1997. DNH: In addition to being Northwest's first ...

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  9. Peter R. ZimmerRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... the airline industry grew, he worked for Republic Airlines, where he was the 12th most senior employee, Northwest Airlines and retired from Delta Airlines. In addition to Escanaba, he worked at the Ft. Myers, Fla. and South Bend, Ind. airports. ...

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  10. Woman sues saying she was unlawfully denied a LIPA accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Newsday

    ... service turns over to a new account holder. Gunter said she was living in Minneapolis and working for Northwest Airlines in 2006 when her high-school age son called saying his father, whom Gunter was divorcing, was "unresponsive." She returned to ...

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  11. Restoration: Beech StaggerwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Air & Space

    ... had to install an auxiliary power unit," he says, joking about his cardiac pacemaker. Cizek retired as a Northwest Airlines 747 captain in 1990, and since then has been in an on-again, off-again battle with the Federal Aviation Administration over ...

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  12. Airlines and Their Unions Welcome Elaine Chao: She 'Knows How to Be a Bureaucrat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | TheStreet.com

    ... George H.W. Bush, and chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission. Additionally, she was a director of Northwest Airlines, which merged with Delta ( DAL ) , where she has lifetime travel benefits. Chao, 63, "knows how to be a bureaucrat, as opposed ...

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  13. The unexplained disappearance of Northwest Flight 2501 over Lake MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | ClickOnDetroit

    The plane, a Northwest Airlines Douglas DC-4 carrying 55 passengers and 3 crew members, departed LaGuardia Airport at about 9:49 p.m. - and was last heard around 11:50 p.m., while over Lake Michigan. The flight plan called for cruising altitude of 6,000 feet to Minneapolis.

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  14. Minnesota corporate deals topped $50B in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Star Tribune

    ... Successful as an agent, Armstrong decided to start his own travel agency franchise. He was backed by a Northwest Airlines pilot who was the financial partner. They grew the business to $9 million in revenue before Armstrong sold it more than 15 ...

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  15. Lockheed Electra 10ERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Air & Space

    With its signature twin tail and art-deco appearance, this Lockheed Model 10 Electra owned by the Museum of Flight was the 15th of a total of 149 Model 10's of all variants that were built. Originally acquired brand new by Northwest Airlines in 1935, the airplane is now configured and marked precisely like Amelia Earhart's classic aircraft.

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  16. A Japan-Portland Fact SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... is the smallest city in the United States to offer a direct flight to Asia. Delta's service was begun by Northwest Airlines in 2004 and bought out by Delta in 2008. Portland is the closest destination from Tokyo to the American mainland. Portland ...

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  17. Possible new evidence found in DB Cooper mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... The mystery begins with a neatly dressed man who identified himself as Dan Cooper when he hijacked a Northwest Airlines jet, releasing passengers in Seattle in exchange for a parachute and $200,000 in ransom. Some cash was found along the Columbia ...

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  18. Clues from a clip-on tie: Scientists closer to identifying mysterious 1971 skyjackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Ottawa Citizen

    An artist' sketch shows the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper from recollections of the passengers and crew of a Northwest Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland and Seattle in 1971. An artist' sketch shows the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper from recollections of the passengers and crew of a Northwest Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland and Seattle in 1971.

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  19. Failure to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 leaves many questions unansweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | USA Today

    ... said. Finding sunken planes is hard, even when the location is better known than the Malaysia flight. A Northwest Airlines plane that crashed in Lake Michigan in 1950 without modern tracking equipment has never been found. The Aviation Safety ...

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  20. The D.B. Cooper case baffled investigators for decades. Now, scientists have a new theory.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Age

    ... sketch shows the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper from recollections of the passengers and crew of a Northwest Airlines jet, But who exactly was "D.B. Cooper," the mysterious man who managed to pull off the heist and disappear without a trace? More ...

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