Heading into day four of a strike by its mechanics and aircraft cleaners, Northwest Airlines continued to maintain silence on its operational performance, declining to provide data on daily completion factors and ontime performance. In a taped message to employees, the airline said it expects to complete 96% of its flights in the first full week. Approximately 4,400 members of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Assn. went on strike Saturday (ATWOnline, Aug. 22). Separately, Northwest named ...

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