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2005-09-21 13:48:02

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bankrupt Northwest Airlines plans to lay off about 1,400 flight attendants, the union representing the workers said on Wednesday. The Professional Flight Attendants Association said in a posting on its Web site that the No. 4 U.S. carrier has said it plans two rounds of flight attendant furloughs. The first round will affect 900 flight attendants starting October 31, the union said. A second round of about 500 furloughs is set for January. The PFAA represents...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.