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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Northwest Airlines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with and benefit package was excellent. JOb was occasionally physically demanding

    Cons

    Merged with Delta and mechanics are no longer union


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    Flight Attendant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Northwest Airlines (Memphis, TN).

    Interview

    Went to an open house they were having. Talked with a recruiter and thought because of her body language I had blown it. A month or 2 later they called asking me, how would you like to be a flight attendant? I literally screamed into the phone. I've always thought I probably caused him some hearing loss.

    Negotiation

    Be very open and flexible. Show your enthusiasm! Flying is the BEST JOB in the world!

Northwest Airlines Awards & Accolades

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Training Top 125 , Training, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.nwa.com
Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By Delta Air Lines
Founded 1989
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

For now, you can still fly Northwest -- at least until the logos on the planes change to "Delta". Northwest Airlines, which was acquired by Delta Air Lines for $2.8 billion in late 2008, transports passengers and cargo to about 240 cities in North America, the Asia/Pacific region, and Europe. Its US network includes locations served by regional carriers flying as Northwest Airlink. Northwest's fleet includes about 320 jets; regional partners operate another 200 aircraft. The acquisition by Delta created the largest airline in the world by traffic. Once the ... More

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