Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines executives continued to push the merits of their proposed merger this week, assuring both federal and state legislators that no "frontline" workers will be cut, while the two carriers' pilot groups plan to meet next week. The airlines reiterated that about 1,000 jobs in management offices in Minneapolis and Atlanta will be eliminated as the new DL's headquarters are consolidated in Atlanta (ATWOnline, April 25). But further job losses will be avoided ...

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