Northwest Airlines said today Wedneday Sept. 12 that domestic and international flights will resume again tommorrow Thursday Sept. 13 no earlier than 11:00 CDT. They also said that international flights that were stuck in Canda are returning to there destinations. They also said when flights resume there will be some changes:
Discontinued curbside check-in and off airport checked baggage acceptance.
Access limited beyond security checkpoint to passengers with electronic or paper tickets, or with ticket confirmations.
Mail embargoed on passenger aircraft for 48 hours.
Aircraft and airport security sweeps similar to those conducted during the Persian Gulf War, including banning of all unattended vehicles near terminals.
No knives of any size on any flights.
Sale of knife-like items banned at airports.
Heightened vigilance for unattended bags.
Reduced access points to secured areas at airports.
Increased passenger and baggage security screenings at all airports.
Search of all aircraft cargo and passenger compartments.
Uniformed law enforcement and military presence at airports increased.
Random searches of service personnel, flight crews and equipment.
The airline is suspending its unaccompanied minor travel and pet transport programs.
Northwest passengers may continue to use the self-service check-in devices located at major U.S. airports.
Any other news from other airlines??