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  1. Celebrating 70 years on precious path togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chisago County Press

    ... the Navy he was up against lots of competition for pilot jobs. He did some crop-dusting while he lobbied Northwest Airlines for employment back here in Minnesota, and he finally was hired. He retired in 1990 with no serious in flight incidents, and ...


  2. Airport Chief: A Direct Europe Flight 'A Lot Closer' As Market Conditions ImproveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | The Hartford Courant

    ... to meet with executives from Aer Lingus, to discuss the possibility of a flight from Bradley to Dublin. Northwest Airlines offered a daily, nonstop flight to Amsterdam from Bradley between July 2007 and October 2008. The flight was canceled after ...


  3. Eagan to ask Met Council to clear way for Vikings moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | TwinCities

    ... from their storied but dated and cramped Winter Park facility in Eden Prairie to the site of the former Northwest Airlines headquarters. The site has sat mostly vacant since the airline moved its merged operations with Delta Air Lines to Atlanta. If ...


  4. Vikings get another nod for Eagan development planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Finance and Commerce

    The Minnesota Vikings notched another early-stage approval for a massive mixed-use project that would reshape the former Northwest Airlines headquarters in Eagan, setting up a Metropolitan Council review. Tuesday night's approval from the Eagan City Council came after Mayor Mike Maguire raised concerns about the makeup of housing units at the proposed site.


  5. Eagan City Council Approves Possible New Vikings HeadquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | KSTP

    The team is looking at the old Northwest Airlines site at 2700 Lone Oak Parkway to possible transform into a small stadium and possibly even housing. The council will direct staff to submit a comprehensive guide plan amendment to the Metropolitan Council to change the land use designation to mixed use.


  6. New Glo Airlines Will Count on Business TravelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Airport Business

    ... a little better." Memphis travelers have missed nonstop flights ever since Delta Air Lines dismantled the Northwest Airlines' southern passenger hub inherited in the 2009 takeover of the former Minnesota carrier. New Orleans business travelers ...


  7. Minnesota Vikings looking for a win at Eagan City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Star Tribune

    ... could seat up to 10,000. The Eagan land now is occupied by two empty buildings that once served as the Northwest Airlines/Delta headquarters and flight training facilities. The land also has trees and wetlands that team executives have said they ...


  8. Small Business Travelers Should Benefit From Expedia, Orbitz DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Small Business Trends

    ... to the rise of Expedia and other travel booking companies. Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, and United Airlines, subsequently joined by American Airlines, invested a combined $145 million to start the project in November ...


  9. Airports' Backscatter Scanners Met Radiation Standards, Panel SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... to the primary method after a passenger tried to set off a bomb in his underwear on a 2009 Christmas Day Northwest Airlines flight. One at a time, passengers step inside the scanners, plant their feet hip width apart, and raise their arms, as if ...


  10. Getting Girls Into Tech Careers a Priority for Minnesota GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Airport Business

    ... the first female pilot for regional carrier North Central Airlines (which eventually became part of Northwest Airlines). The girls got "to see iconic women who have paved the way in their fields, and have done amazing things," said Kristi Wangstad, ...


  11. United Begins New Secret Upgrade Program for Its Best CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Skift

    Around the time Delta was in the process of swallowing Northwest Airlines in the mid-2000s, elite customers at the outgoing airline were getting anxious. Worried about passengers defecting to competing airlines before the Delta transition was complete, Northwest's management made a quiet decision to start upgrading top-tier elite frequent fliers through a secret, unpublished channel, increasing customer satisfaction and boosting loyalty in the process.


  12. Region's airport crowding: Delta could dominate Alaska, followed by a crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Seattle Times

    ... When they do, the number of their competitive flights could decrease significantly. When Delta bought Northwest Airlines, Cincinnati and Memphis were eliminated as hub cities. When American bought US Airways, Pittsburgh and Phoenix were downsized. ...


  13. Vikings redevelopment plan progresses in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Finance and Commerce

    The Minnesota Vikings nailed down preliminary support for a massive mixed-used project on the former Northwest Airlines campus in Eagan. Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.


  14. Metropolitan Airports Commission leader Jeff Hamiel set to retire next springRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Star Tribune

    ... in 1978, the security changes brought on by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001 and the bankruptcy of Northwest Airlines, which later merged with Delta Air Lines. The airport has also expanded at its current site (after studying others), and ...


  15. Airport exec Hamiel to step down after 39 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Finance and Commerce

    The head of the Metropolitan Airports Commission will step down after a nearly four-decade tenure that spanned airline deregulation, Northwest Airlines' bankruptcy, and a $3 billion expansion of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.


  16. This week in Memphis history: September 18-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | The Daily News

    1985: Republic Airlines announces it is adding five more gates at its Memphis International Airport hub, for a total of 44 gates. The next year, Northwest Airlines purchases Republic in an $884 merger that turns Memphis one of Northwest's major domestic hubs.


  17. Capital Return Review: Delta Air LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Seeking Alpha

    ... out its pre-bankruptcy shareholders after facing extensive financial challenges. After merging with Northwest Airlines to create the world's then-largest airline, Delta again faced challenges from the financial crisis as consumer and business demand ...


  18. Overbooking, downgrading and flight compensation: How different airlines respondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | The Independent

    ... Keith Robertson of his family's first trip to Florida - in 1992 - is instructive. They were booked on Northwest Airlines (now part of Delta) from Glasgow to Tampa, with a change of plane in Boston. As they waited, the ground staff asked if any ...


  19. 16 Plane Crash Survivors Who Were the Only Ones Left AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Offbeat

    ... In 1987, Cecelia, who was 4 years old at the time, was traveling with her parents and sister on a Northwest Airlines flight that crashed shortly after taking off from the Detroit airport. The 148 other passengers, including her family, as well as ...


  20. National Association of Professional Women Inducts Kathleen Branch,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | PRWeb

    ... She progressed through program management and technology with corporations such as FMC, Control Data and Northwest Airlines (now Delta). "I've been more blessed than brilliant in my career," she says. "Success comes from working hard and giving the ...