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Northwest Airlines

Northwest Airlines corporate information, WorldPerks program, major hubs, airline contacts and more details explained in this article.

Northwest Airlines Corporate Info:

Northwest is the world's fourth-largest airline in terms of passengers carried. Northwest offers over 233 destinations world wide. The corporate headquarters is located in Eagan, Minnesota.  Northwest operates Northwest Airlink by Mesaba Airlines and Pinnacle Airlines. They started in 1926 carrying mail for the U.S. Post Office and began taking passengers in 1927 going international in 1928 flying to Canada.

Northwest Stats:

  • About 31,000 employees 
  • 1,200+ daily flights
  • Part of the SkyTeam Alliance
  • As of Sept 2005 : Operated 425 planes
  • Publicly traded as NWACQ
  • Filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on Sept. 14, 2005 for restructuring
  • As of 2006, the only U. S. Airline to have a completely separate air cargo operation.

Major Hubs of Northwest Airlines:

Northwest Rewards Programs/Perks:

Northwest's program is called Northwest WorldPerks. They offer award tickets in exchange for miles. There are other rewards that may be earned in exchange for miles. If you have a Northwest WorldPerks credit card (offered through Visa) you can earn miles for charges and redeem them for rewards. There are three status levels of membership in Northwest WorldPerks: Silver Elite, Gold Elite, and Platinum Elite. Status members get mileage bonuses, priority boarding, complementary or discounted membership to the

Northwest WorldClubs are located at the following airports: Boston, Chicago-O'Hare, Detroit, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Newark, New York City-La Guardia,Portland, San Francisco, Seattle-TacomaWashington-Dulles, Washington-National Ronald Reagan, Manila, Seoul, and Tokyo-Narita. WorldClubs  members also have access to Continental's President's Clubs, Delta's Crown Room Club, Kenya Airways' KLM Crown Lounge, and Malaysia Airlines' Golden Lounge.

Northwest Contacts:

  • Reservations: 800-225-2525
  • WorldPerks Members Line: 800-447-3757
  • Flight Info: 800-441-1818

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