CHICAGO -- Northwest Airlines has filed the first challenge to airport passenger facility charges by asking a federal court to halt the collection of fees at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Memphis International Airport.

"In principle we oppose" the passenger facility charges, said Doug Miller, a Northwest spokeman.

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