Northwest Airlines is seeking to outsource a majority of the slots on international routes now reserved for senior Northwest flight attendants to foreign-based cabin staff. According to the Wall Street Journal, the airline is proposing to have 75% of its transatlantic and transpacific flights staffed by "regional flight attendants" who are not members of the Professional Flight Attendants Assn., which represents NWA attendants. The carrier also wants to staff its proposed Regional ...

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