Northwest Airlines reported a second-quarter net loss of $377 million owing mainly to a noncash goodwill impairment charge of $547 million, reversed from a $2.15 billion profit in the year-ago period that benefited heavily from one-time bankruptcy exit gains. Absent the goodwill impairment charge, NWA said it would have posted $170 million in net income for the quarter, down 17% from $205 million earned excluding Chapter 11 restructuring gains in the same period last year. The carrier said ...

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