University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Winter 1997 Seminar Series


Flight Dispatching and Operations at Northwest Airlines


Tim Reid

Northwest Airlines



Abstract

The flight dispatch function is a little known profession that brings an additional level of safety to the flight operations of any major airline. I will talk about the role of the flight dispatcher at Northwest Airlines and how the dispatcher works in conjuntion with flight crews, ATC, meteorologists and the FAA to provide a safe and efficient flight.


Friday, February 7, 1997
225 Akerman Hall, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.


Refreshments served after each seminar in 227 AKERMAN HALL .
Disability accommodations provided upon request.
Contact Leslie Petrus : Secretarial Assistant.

petrus@aem.umn.edu (612) 625-8000.