Northwest Airlines pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Assn. resolved last week to form a merger committee and said they are "prepared to protect Northwest pilots' careers and seniority while also taking advantage of any positive operational synergies to extract contract enhancements and long-term pilot job security." Separately, the MEC said in a notice to pilots that NWA will reduce its fleet by 27 aircraft in 2008, comprising 24 DC9s and three 747-200s. Staffing will be increased, ...

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