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The flights will be cut from their Twin Cities schedule and are the first reductions since Northwest sought bankruptcy protection.
Its schedule had been shrinking but these are the first reductions since it declared bankruptcy.
ATA Airlines, the only low-fare carrier flying between the Twin Cities and Chicago, is dropping the service Dec. 1.
The airline's pilots already know how many layoffs they will endure, and other unions expect to learn by this week how a reorganized Northwest will affect their members.