Northwest Airlines President and CEO Douglas Steenland yesterday urged the US Dept. of Transportation to approve the carrier's application for antitrust immunity to link the networks of NWA and KLM and the existing SkyTeam antitrust-immunized carriers Air France, Delta Air Lines, Alitalia and CSA Czech Airlines. Speaking to the International Aviation Club in Washington, Steenland said that linking the NWA/KLM and SkyTeam alliance networks "presents no substantial lessening of ...

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