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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Excluding the unusual gains resulting from the sale of
our Worldspan investment and the one-time federal reimbursement
received under the Wartime Act, Northwest's $160 million loss was
its worst second quarter performance in company
Source: Richard Anderson, Northwest Airlines' Chief Executive
Officer, commenting on second-quarter results that showed Northwest
actually posting a profit, though operating results (reflected in
the -$160 million figure) were miserable.