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Richard Anderson Speaks Out  
User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1301 times:

Richard Anderson (CEO of Northwest) had a very interesting interview in the Business Travel News last week.


Some highlights include :

* Flat seats in World Business Class starting in 2002
* The future of Wings Alliance
* Strategic plans to grow Detroit
* Corporate account sales strategies

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User currently offlineBraniff727 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 686 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (14 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1238 times:

I'm glad to see these changes coming to NWA. I think Anderson will prove to be an asset to the company, and when finances inprove, I expect to see employee morale go up too!

I think people are going to be surprised at how good NWA will become!

User currently offlineA330_DTW From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1211 times:

Awesome article. Thanks for posting the link!

User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (14 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1204 times:

Great artice! Thanks for the link! I like this:

We invented alliances at Northwest because we realized, first and foremost, that in order to gain scope and scale we needed a partner. Likewise, KLM was never going to have a presence in North Dakota, for example. Everything you see at Star and Oneworld are copycat situations.

That copycat part is SO TRUE!


Lets do some sexy math. We add you, subtract your clothes, divide your legs and multiply
User currently offlineSFOintern From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 770 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (14 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1196 times:

Richard Anderson is a very smart businessman, and speaks like any great CEO should... he can express technicalities in very direct terms.

Too bad Jim Goodwin only has about 1/4 the intelligence (or so it seems from his public speaking).

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