Thursday, January 29, 2009

Goodbye Northwest, Hello Delta

Delta is buying Northwest Airlines. I'm not a big fan of either. I have flown on many Northwest flights in and out of Detroit (where I grew up). People in Detroit used to call it "Northworst." I once missed a Delta flight (despite being at the airport an hour and a half before the flight), and therefore almost missed a good friend's wedding.

But this is fascinating. Watch the transformation from Northwest to Delta in the most literal sense:

(hat tip: Andrew Sullivan)

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