It all may have been for naught. Following weeks of reports --
and rumors -- surrounding an imminent merger between Delta Air
Lines and Northwest Airlines, the news has taken a decided turn for
the worse... with one news organization going on record stating the
deal is off.
Federal regulators have decided not to require any changes to
Boeing 737-400s to address flap extension problems which occurred
on four Alaska Airlines flights in January... but investigators
still aren't sure what caused those issues.
Takes Issue With Plan To Hire OpenSkies Pilots From Outside BA
The Allied Pilots Association, collective bargaining agent for
the 12,000 pilots of American Airlines, expressed its "unequivocal
support" this week for British Airways’ pilots in the ongoing
outsourcing dispute at the UK carrier.