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Northwest may reapply for antitrust immunity. Northwest Airlines says it will probably reapply for antitrust immunity with its partners Air France and Delta Air Lines. Regulators four months ago declined to extend Northwest's antitrust immunity to the two partners. "We honestly don't yet know how it all sorts out," said Andrea Fischer Newman, Northwest's senior vice president of government affairs. Apr 21, 2006

Northwest pilot leaders may face recall: The master executive council of Northwest Airlines' pilots union will meet next week to consider recalling the union's chairman and vice chairman. The union is divided over a proposed contract agreement reached with the airline. Apr 21, 2006

Top fliers will not pay fee for choice seats. Northwest Airlines said its top fliers will not pay a fee for access to some aisle and exit-row seats. The change is a response to letters, e-mails and Internet postings protesting the pricing plan, which Northwest said will bring in $15 million in revenue in its first year. Apr 19, 2006

Northwest flight attendants to start contract vote May 7: Northwest Airlines' flight attendants will start voting to ratify a tentative contract agreement May 7. The union representing the workers reached the tentative agreement with Northwest March 1. Apr 18, 2006

Union seeks to organize Northwest mechanics. The union representing Northwest Airlines' ground workers wants to organize the airline's mechanics. Many of Northwest's current mechanics were hired to replace workers who went on strike in August. Apr 18, 2006

Northwest lowers some midweek fares. A new Northwest Airlines pricing plan lowers leisure fares on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and increases fares for the rest of the week. The new plan takes effect in markets where Northwest competes with Delta Air Lines. Apr 17, 2006

Northwest pilots hold $888 million claim. Northwest Airlines pilots will hold a claim worth $888 million, payable in company stock when the airline exits bankruptcy protection, union leaders said. Pilots are now voting on a tentative contract agreement. Apr 13, 2006
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