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2009-04-02 09:52:00

Five-year contract includes Complete Fleet(TM) services for both airlines ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division, Delta TechOps, today announced it has finalized new five-year contracts with Global Aviation Holdings subsidiaries World Airways and North American Airlines.

2008-10-31 12:00:21

Delta Air Lines has completed its merger with Northwest Airlines, after receiving necessary regulatory approval from the US antitrust authorities, to create the world's largest airline in terms of passenger traffic.

2008-10-29 21:00:09

The U.S. Justice Department Wednesday approved the merger of Delta Air Lines Inc. and Northwest Airlines Corp., clearing its last major regulatory hurdle.

2008-10-29 15:00:20

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) General Vice President Robert Roach, Jr., today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Justice's approval of the Northwest Airlines-Delta Airlines merger.

2008-10-16 06:00:20

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8eb428/europe_aviation_se) has announced the addition of the "Europe Aviation Sectors: A Company and Industry Analysis (May 2008)" report to their offering.

2008-09-25 21:00:26

Northwest Airlines today announced Paul Mifsud, vice president of government and legal affairs for its joint venture partner, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is a recipient of the U.S. Federal Bar Association's "Transportation Lawyer of the Year" Award.

2008-09-25 12:00:29

Stockholders at the Northwest Airlines Corporation (NYSE: NWA) 2008 Annual Meeting in New York City today overwhelmingly voted in favor of the proposed merger with Delta Air Lines.

2008-09-15 18:00:25

Chicago-based BCI Aircraft Leasing, Inc. ("BCI") has signed a letter of intent for a sale and leaseback transaction with China Airlines. The deal will include a 2006 Airbus A330-300 commercial aircraft which will be operated in passenger service on long-term lease by the Taiwan-based carrier.

2008-08-07 09:00:41

Delta wins EU approval to buy Northwest Airlines BRUSSELS, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Delta Airlines of the United States won approval from the European Union (EU) on Wednesday to buy its smaller U.S. rival Northwest for more than three billion U. S. dollars.

2008-07-30 00:00:33

By David Prosser Deputy Business Editor Holding company to list in the UK and Spain British carrier looks to expand from Madrid hub British Airways and Iberia, the Spanish flag carrier, are holding talks they hope will lead to a merger before the end of the year, the two airlines said yesterday.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.