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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Any suggestion that safety or
security has been compromised at Northwest is both false and highly
damaging to Northwest's business. AMFA or PFAA-represented
employees who engage in such rule violations will be subject to
discipline up to and including discharge."
Source: Northwest Airlines letter to its
mechanics and flight attendants, warning them not to stage any
demonstrations that focus on security or safety. The AMFA and PFAA
had both planned a picket at Minneapolis-St. Paul International on
July 2nd, to warn flyers of the potential hazards associated with
outsourcing aircraft maintenance -- both in the US and