|"The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has advised that the country of Indonesia does not comply with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Therefore, effective immediately, Northwest Airlines has temporarily suspended its WorldPerks, passenger and cargo agreements with Garuda Indonesia Airlines."
Was searching for flights on Northwest Airlines when I spotted this bulletin update. It was not really surprising considering the fact that Indonesia's recent hot streak of disasters for all land, air and sea modes of transportation.
To be shut out of the door by your fellow industry counterparts is not merely a slap in the fact but a slap in the face with a mallet.
That has gotta hurt.