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Northwest Airlines has announced that it’s no longer offering free pretzels on domestic flights as part of a cost-saving measure meant to return the airline to profitability.

NWA lost over 450 million dollars last quarter.

Being stingy with pretzels is expected to save two million dollars per year, or half a million per quarter.

Only 457-and-one-half million to go.

Somehow, I don’t think this is going to help at all.

posted by Chris on 27 May 2005 at 2116 in general


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Comment by matthew

Uh…I think your math is a wee bit off there, Chris.

posted at 2116 on 27 May 2005

Comment by Chris Lawson

What I didn’t mention was “over 450 million” meant “458 million.” ;)


posted at 2116 on 27 May 2005

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