Delta, Northwest agree to merge, keep all hubs

April 2008
Inside Tucson Business;4/21/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p3
The article reports on the agreement of Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines to merge into what would make the world's largest airline in Tucson, Arizona. According to Richard Anderson of Delta and Doug Steeland of Northwest, the new airline would not have any forced employee furloughs and all the hubs would be maintained. A Website set up to explain the intricacies of the deal indicates the airline would maintain flights from Tucson to Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City.


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