Northwest Airlines

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Northwest began on October 1, 1926, flying mail between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago.

Northwest became a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines on October 29, 2008.

At Northwest Airlines, they pride theirselves at being on the cutting edge of airline technology. From establishing new routes and implementing electronic services aimed at making your travel easier and faster, Northwest Airlines is committed to making your travel experience the most convenient, most enjoyable, and safest possible.

Northwest Airlines is also proud to pioneer the concept of global alliances. Setting a standard followed by many in the industry, Northwest Airlines made worldwide travel into a virtually stress-free process.

The airline operates a fleet of aircraft including Boeing 747s, and 757s, McDonnell-Douglas DC-9s and Airbus A330s, A320s and A319s. Northwest also is one of the world's largest cargo airlines, operating a dedicated fleet of 14 B747 freighters. It is the only U.S. combination carrier (passenger and cargo service) to operate dedicated 747 freighters.

Northwest became the first major airline to deploy compact self-service kiosks which enable E-Ticket customers to obtain boarding passes, make current-day flight or seat changes, obtain WorldPerks Gold upgrades, and at some kiosks check their bags all from one easy location.

Northwest is the first airline to use a remote control visual inspection system that peers inside aircraft engines and transmits data to Northwest Airline's technical staff.


Northwest Airlines
United States

1-800-225-2525, 1-800-692-6955

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