Northwest Airlines said yesterday that it will reduce domestic mainline capacity by another 1% next month and likely begin hiring new pilots later this year. The carrier previously announced plans to cut domestic mainline capacity by 3% from Aug. 1 (ATWOnline, July 2) to help mitigate cancellations. In a letter to employees made available yesterday, President and CEO Doug Steenland said Northwest's "training facility for recalled pilots is operating at capacity" and that once the airline ...

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