Delta, Northwest Approve Merger Delta Air Lines has reached an agreement with Northwest Airlines to take over Northwest. The deal still needs antitrust approval. David Field, U.S. editor for Airline Business magazine, talks about the proposed merger that would create the world's biggest carrier.
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Delta, Northwest Approve Merger

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Delta, Northwest Approve Merger

Delta, Northwest Approve Merger

Delta, Northwest Approve Merger

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Delta Air Lines has reached an agreement with Northwest Airlines to take over Northwest. The boards of both companies have approved the deal, but it still needs antitrust approval.

Steve Inskeep talks to David Field, U.S. editor for Airline Business magazine, about the proposed merger that would create the world's biggest carrier.