Northwest blames pilots for cancellations


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Northwest blames pilots for cancellations
Acrimony between Northwest Airlines pilots and management may be to blame for hundreds of canceled flights in recent days, but analysts say the airline needs to resolve the situation quickly to avoid further damage to its reputation. (AP)

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