NWA Strike Postponed in Wake of Security Concerns

Flight attendants at Northwest Airlines said they will delay a threatened strike by 10 days because of security concerns stemming from the foiled terrorist plot in London. A judge hadn't yet ruled on a request to block a strike from the carrier, which is in bankruptcy-law protection. The Association of Flight Attendants had threatened to begin random, unannounced strikes as early as today. But last Friday, flight attendants said the new deadline would be Aug. 25.

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