The CEOs of Delta and Northwest yesterday repeatedly assured lawmakers their proposed merger won’t reduce frontline employees or air services, although they stressed that such changes could well be forced by rising oil prices. Lawmakers at a Senate aviation subcommittee hearing took turns asking for guarantees about facilities and workers in their areas. They largely got the commitments they wanted from the CEOs, although International Association of Machinists General VP Robert Roach ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Steenland, Anderson Assure Senators No Cuts From Merger".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.