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WASHINGTON, DC—Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), made the following statement in support of the FAA’s final policy statement addressing flight attendant workplace safety in conjunction with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
 
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Delta Air Lines has announced that it has equipped more than 19,000 of its flight attendants with Nokia Lumia 820 handsets powered by Windows Phone 8 to enhance passenger experience and improve on-board purchase process. These in-flight, Wi-Fi connected devices will leverage an Avanade point of sale (POS) experience on the Microsoft Dynamics for Retail mobile point-of-sale platform. 

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Airlines shares nosedived on Tuesday after the Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general threw up a challenge to the proposed merger of US Airways and American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp., saying it would force customers to pay higher fares and fees.

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