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Pilot Impasse May Ground Northwest-Delta Merger

Critical seniority issue could be a deal buster

(Newser) - Merger talks between Delta and Northwest appear to be headed for a hard landing after pilots for the carriers called off their own negotiations over seniority issues, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The airlines boards will meet this week to decide whether the merger should go forward, but Delta's CEO... More »

Delta-Northwest Pilots Ground Airline Merger

Seniority issue puts merger talks on hold

(Newser) - Northwest and Delta merger talks are stuck on the runway today, as  pilots continue talks on a deal to combine their workforces, AP reports. Representatives for the 12,000 pilots are hung up on issues of seniority, insiders said; directors of the airlines hoping to announce their $20-billion merger plans... More »

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