Northwest Airlines: The First Eighty Years (MN) (Images of America)

Northwest Airlines: The First Eighty Years (MN) (Images of America)

Geoff Jones


considering that flying its first mail flight on October 1, 1926, Northwest airlines, referred to now as Northwest airways, has grown to develop into one of many world's best airways. Northwest's legacy of management within the aviation all started with its origin within the dual towns and prolonged to its pioneering paintings as a part of the U.S. struggle attempt in Alaska, the institution of the 1st U.S. advertisement air hyperlinks to Japan and the Orient, and its groundbreaking 1992 alliance and award of anti-trust immunity with KLM/Royal Dutch airways. Northwest is now America's oldest air service with non-stop identify identity. In occasion of the airline's eightieth anniversary in 2006, this ebook chronicles the awesome years in which Northwest turned an institutional spine of either American and around the world air delivery background. This varied historic tribute is based seriously at the author's personal photograph archive in addition to pictures provided through the outstanding Northwest historical past Centre Inc., demonstrated in October 2002 to maintain the airline's wealthy historical past. The infrequent images obvious in those pages, followed through a close and informative narrative, collect for the 1st time all the parts of the Northwest "family," consisting of Hughes Air West and Republic airways and different predecessors.

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