Northwest Airlines said yesterday that its previously announced capacity cuts, which will include the removal of more than 40 aircraft from its fleet in 2008, will result in a reduction of 2,500 frontline and management employees. NWA also unveiled a range of new fees designed to combat "record fuel costs." "Our fuel costs have more than doubled in the past year," President and CEO Doug Steenland said. "In order to manage through this unprecedented fuel challenge, we have to take action to ...

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