Northwest Airlines Granted Injunction to Stop Flight Attendant Strike

A U.S. Judge granted Northwest Airlines a preliminary injunction preventing its flight attendants from striking or taking other work action. "Judge (Victor) Marrero's decision to grant Northwest the injunction allows our customers to continue to book Northwest Airlines with confidence, knowing that we will get them to their destinations reliably," says Doug Steenland, Northwest's president and chief executive officer. "While the court decision is reassuring to our customers, we remain committed to negotiating a consensual agreement with our flight attendants. We hope to accomplish that goal in the near future."

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