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  Northwest Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, with three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport.
Northwest also operates flights from a hub in Asia from Narita International Airport near Tokyo, and also operates transatlantic and Asian flights in cooperation with partner KLM from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.
Northwest Airlines' regional flights are operated under the name Northwest Airlink by Mesaba Airlines and Pinnacle Airlines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northwest_Airlines   (2595 words)

 Northwest Airlink - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines' commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwest's domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis.
The service is formally operated by three separate companies, Pinnacle Airlines and Mesaba Airlines both operate in the mainland United States.
Pacific Island Aviation also operates as Northwest Airlink flying in the Northern Mariana Islands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northwest_Airlink   (104 words)

 Northwest Airlink :: Operated by Pinnacle Airlines Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlink announces that it will make several changes to its schedule between Memphis International Airport and a number of destinations.
All flights on Northwest Airlink are operated using the 33-seat Saab 340 regional airliner.
Northwest Airlink is in the process of refurbishing its entire fleet of Saab 340's with all leather interior seating, new carpeting and sidewalls, and exterior painting.
www.pinnacle-airlines.com /archives/1999/0299release3.htm   (226 words)

 USATODAY.com - Filing: Northwest troubles could push Mesaba into bankruptcy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Northwest Airlines' regional carrier Mesaba Aviation is considering filing for bankruptcy protection because of sharp reductions in its schedule, according to a regulatory filing by its parent company on Friday.
Northwest has told Mesaba it will remove 10 Saab B+ aircraft on Jan. 4, and that it probably won't be able to deliver 13 more Canadair Regional Jets on time, according to the filing.
Northwest also intends to take away Mesaba's 35 Avro Regional Jets; nine of them were already planned to come out of service on Oct. 31.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2005-10-07-mesaba-bankruptcy_x.htm   (345 words)

 Northwest Airlink to pull out of Dothan airport - Sunday, 01/07/01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlink spokesman Philip Reed said Friday that changes to the fleet and continued losses at Dothan led to the decision.
Morris said he was unaware of Northwest Airlink’s plan to end service with Dothan until he was told that a company official from Memphis had met with employees Friday.
One possible plan could call for a group to meet with Northwest officials in Minneapolis before March 3, to see if there is any hope of changing their minds or talking them into extending their time in Dothan.
tennessean.com /local/archives/01/01/01709350.shtml?Element_ID=1709350   (354 words)

 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - Northwest Airlink may pull out of Purdue airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlink has informed Purdue and Lafayette area officials it may halt its twice-daily flights between West Lafayette and Detroit unless the community can make an annual $500,000 subsidy payment, Director Betty Stansbury said in a statement.
Northwest will make its decision in mid-September, and service would end in December if the airline cancels flights to Purdue, Stansbury said.
Northwest Airlink has been the lone commercial flight provider at the airport since United Express, a commuter service operated by Great Lakes Aviation Ltd., halted its three daily flights to Chicago in February 2001.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2002/2002-08-28-nwa-purdue.htm   (262 words)

 Flying high; Fleet of 42 jets marks Northwest Airlink's growth, expansion - 1999-12-06   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlink is flying high lately after the announcement of several developments in its future that will change the face of the company.
Airlink, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northwest Airlines operating as Express Airlines I, is a feeder airline for its parent company's hub operation in Memphis.
Airlink has traditionally used 33-seat Saab 340 turbo prop planes with a range of about 430 miles to funnel passengers from smaller cities to its parent company's hub.
memphis.bizjournals.com /memphis/stories/1999/12/06/focus1.html   (737 words)

 Northwest Airlink :: Operated by Pinnacle Airlines Inc.
Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline with hubs at Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo, and Amsterdam, and approximately 1,500 daily departures.
Northwest is a member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance partnership with Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, Continental Airlines, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Korean Air.
Northwest's WorldPerks program was named the most popular North American frequent flyer program by readers of TIME Asia in the 2003 TIME Readers' Travel Choice Awards.
phx.corporate-ir.net /phoenix.zhtml?c=131072&p=irol-newsArticle&t=Regular&id=658699&   (529 words)

 Charlottesville Albemarle Airport : News
Northwest?s Airlink partner, Mesaba, will operate all flights utilizing the 34-passenger Saab 340 turboprop.
Together with Wayne County, Northwest is opening a new $1.2 billion international airport terminal in December 2001, which includes the addition of 25 new commuter gates with passenger-loading bridges, a luggage handling system with 11 domestic claim carousels and 1.5 miles of moving walkways, along with two 200-passenger indoor trams.
Based on statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Northwest was the most on-time U.S. airline among the seven largest network carriers for the period 1990-2000.
www.gocho.com /php-bin/news.php?article=11   (481 words)

 Two Arrested on Northwest Airlink Flight (phillyBurbs.com) | National   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Federal authorities said two men on a Northwest Airlink flight from Detroit to New York were arrested after one of them asked to see the cockpit and initially refused to sit down on Friday.
Northwest Airlines uses Pinnacle as one of its regional carriers.
Pinnacle said one of the men asked to see the cockpit during the flight and was told by a flight attendant that he could not.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/1-04152005-476764.html   (216 words)

 University Park Airport | Flight Information
Northwest Airlink, operated by Mesaba Airline, has daily flights to their major, regional hub in Detroit.
Northwest Airlink is the world's fourth largest airline.
Together with their global travel partners, Northwest serves almost 750 destinations in nearly 120 countries on 6 continents.
www.statecollegeairport.org /flights/northwest.htm   (76 words)

 Northwest Airlink commuter service stays in Shoals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MUSCLE SHOALS (AP) — Northwest Airlink will keep its commuter air service in the Shoals under the Essential Air Service program that provides a federal subsidy to airlines serving smaller communities.
Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Director John Lehrter said he was notified of Northwest Airlink's decision earlier this week.
Mesaba Airlines, which does business locally as Northwest Airlink, and Mesa Air Group both submitted proposals for the EAS subsidy, which expired Jan. 31.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/050220/commuter.shtml   (240 words)

 County Executive Press Release - Northwest Airlines + Northwest Airlink add 6th flight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlines and Northwest Airlink affiliate Mesaba Airlines announced that effective October 27, 2002 a sixth flight from Appleton to Minneapolis will be added.
Additionally, Northwest Airlines and Northwest Airlink affiliate Pinnacle Airlines announced that they will upgrade a fourth flight to a Canadair Regional Jet effective October 27, 2002 making all daily flights from Appleton to Detroit jet aircraft.
With the new flight, Northwest will operate a total of 10 daily departures including six jet departures.
www.co.outagamie.wi.us /county_executive/Press%20Releases/NW-Air-4.htm   (230 words)

 The Gulf Herald - Pensacola's Finest Online Newspaper - FREE Classifieds, Pensacola Real Estate, and more!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Because of passenger demand, Northwest Airlink is accelerating the use of regional jets at Pensacola Regional Airport by nearly a month.
Northwest Airlink had previously announced that it would replace two of its four daily turbo-prop flights with regional jets on October 1.
Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline offering more than 2,600 daily departures with hubs in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Detroit, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam.
www.gulfherald.com /news/article.asp?newsid=1264   (350 words)

 The News Herald: Local News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A decision by Express Airlines - the operator of Northwest Airlink from Panama City to Memphis - to limit its service if a strike occurs was based on economic concerns, officials said.
Another Northwest Airlink operator, Mesaba Airlines, said it too would have to cancel flights and leave many smaller cities throughout the central and southeastern United States with limited air service if pilots with Northwest decide to strike.
In Panama City, Northwest Airlink operates six flights per day, each one going to and from Memphis, where the airline's operations are based.
www.newsherald.com /archive/local/ld082098.htm   (464 words)

 Smiliner: BAe 146/Avro RJ Operators - USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On 28 October 1996, Northwest ordered 12 Avro RJ85s, with 24 options, for operation by Mesaba under the Northwest Jet Airlink banner, supplementing the turboprop flights that Mesaba already operated on Northwest's behalf.
Mesaba's RJ85s are configured with 16 first class and 53 coach class seats (under the airline's scope clause, Northwest's Airlink operators are restricted to aircraft of less than 70 seats).
Mesaba temporarily ceased operations from 29 August to 16 September 1998, when Northwest Airlines shut down as a result of a strike by its pilots, although Mesaba did operate some RJ85s on charters to shuttle Northwest employees between stations during the strike.
www.smiliner.com /operators/n.shtml   (675 words)

 Northwest Airlink plane evacuated at Fargo airport after passengers overhear mention of bomb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlink plane evacuated at Fargo airport after passengers overhear mention of bomb
(10-18) 16:58 PDT FARGO, N.D. A Northwest Airlink commuter plane was evacuated before takeoff Monday after two passengers claimed to have overheard someone mention a bomb while talking on a cell phone, police said.
The plane is operated by Mesaba Airlines for Northwest Airlines' commuter service.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/10/18/national1055EDT0495.DTL   (214 words)

 Northwest.Com -::- Your gateway to the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Each category in the menu is further broken down by state and province for ease of use.
Our mission is to provide a comprehensive source of information for people who live in the Pacific Northwest, and for those who are looking to come stay with us for a while, or longer.
Please come back often, as we are continually looking for the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer so we can share it with you.
www.northwest.com   (253 words)

 Northwest Airlink/Mesaba Airlines Flight Attendants Fight for Equitable Wages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Mesaba flight attendants are part of an industry-wide campaign to bridge the wage gap -- up to a 40 percent difference in pay -- between flight attendants at the major airlines and those at their express carriers.
Mesaba Airlines is a Northwest Airlink carrier and is the third express carrier targeted by AFA in the "Bridging the Gap" wage campaign.
As the express carriers' contracts with AFA-represented flight attendants are amendable, each group will demand the carriers bring their pay scales in line with the major carriers they represent.
www.findwealth.com /northwest-airlinkmesaba-airlines-flight-attendants-283541pr.html   (488 words)

 U.S. Government Files Suit to Order Northwest Airlink Affiliate into Service (9/8/98)
The suit is being filed because Northwest and its Airlink affiliate failed to comply with a DOT order requiring the carriers to reinstate service to 13 communities.
On Friday, Sept. 4, Secretary Slater ordered that commuter carriers operating as Northwest Airlink must reinstate service under federal law to 17 small communities in the Midwest and South, despite code-share partner Northwest Airlines' suspension of operations due to the pilots' strike.
The department is having productive discussions with the other Northwest Airlink carrier, Express Airlines I, to reinstate air service to the remaining EAS communities.
www.dot.gov /affairs/1998/dot16498.htm   (307 words)

 Fatal Events Since 1970 for Northwest Airlines and Northwest Airlink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Two of the three crew members and seven of the 16 passengers were killed.
One of the four crew members and seven of the 40 passengers were killed.
1 December 1993; Northwest Airlink (Express Airlines) BAe Jetstream 31; Hibbing, MN: The aircraft had a controlled flight into terrain about three miles (five km) from the runway threshold during an an excessively steep approach in conditions of snow and freezing fog.
www.airsafe.com /events/airlines/nwa.htm   (275 words)

 Luchtzak Aviation | Forums | Latest aviation news | Canadair Regional Jet of Northwest Airlink crashed. - Airbus, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Canadair Regional Jet of Northwest Airlink crashed early this morning in the American town Jefferson City.
The plane was owned by Pinnacle airlines that operates regional flight as Northwest Airlink for Northwest Airlines.
JEFFERSON CITY - Een Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) van Northwest Airlink is vanmorgen vroeg neergestort in de Amerikaanse stad Jefferson City.
www.luchtzak.be /postt6673.html   (979 words)

 U.S. Department of Transportation Orders Northwest Airlink Affiliates into Service (9/4/98)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In addition, the department is directing Northwest Airlines to provide the necessary support for its Northwest Airlink affiliates to meet their obligations.
In response to the Secretary’s communications, the Airlink carriers argued that their decisions to suspend operations were outside their control and they were not required to file the 90-day notice.
The department rejected the carriers responses saying that neither Express I nor Mesaba is experiencing job actions and the Northwest support personnel who routinely perform services for Airlink are not on strike; indeed, many of them continue to perform support services for other international carriers, KLM and Icelandair, which have code-sharing agreements with Northwest.
www.dot.gov /affairs/1998/dot16298.htm   (419 words)

 Pilots killed when Minnesota-bound Northwest Airlink plane crashes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The plane's flight data recorder was recovered, and the NTSB was investigating.
Memphis-based Pinnacle is affiliated with Northwest Airlines, operating under the name Northwest Airlink.
Mary Saunders was in her car when she saw the pilot was in trouble.
www.kstp.com /article/stories/S3359.html?cat=1   (385 words)

 Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News : Northwest Airlink Cuts Fares from Columbus, Ga., to Compete with ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Northwest Airlink Cuts Fares from Columbus, Ga., to Compete with ValuJet.(Originated from Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga.)
Sparked in part by cut-rate ValuJet air fares, Northwest Airlink Tuesday slashed fares to select markets from Columbus Metropolitan Airport.
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static.highbeam.com /k/knightriddertribunebusinessnews/june251997/northwestairlinkcutsfaresfromcolumbusgatocompetewi/index.html   (271 words)

 FlightSim.Com Review: Northwest Airlink Saab 340B
To start my aircraft reviews again, I decided to go with a regional aircraft and found this Saab 340B in Northwest Airlink colors by Herve Sors, Marty Baclawski, Tony Bolton, Pascal Linder and Jim Youngken.
Soon leaving Detroit behind, I planned to fly to Pellston, MI which is a small town up in the "tip of the mit" and serves as the northern terminus of flight for those people flying up to go to Mackinac Island.
It is a route that is served by Northwest Airlink from Detroit in the form of three round trip, one hour or so each way, flights daily.
www.flightsim.com /cgi/kds/main/review/link.htm   (435 words)

 WCCO-TV - Minnesota's Breaking News, Weather, Traffic and Sports: NTSB Checking Altitude In Fatal Northwest Airlink ...
No one on the ground was hurt when the twin-engine CRJ2, with only the pilot and co-pilot aboard, crashed at 10:15 p.m.
Pinnacle Airlines owned the plane and flies regional routes as part of Northwest Airlines' Northwest Airlink.
NTSB officials said Friday that the jet had aborted a scheduled flight from Little Rock earlier Thursday after an indicator light went on for its bleed-air system.
www.wcco.com /topstories/local_story_291111740.html   (387 words)

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