Northwest Airlines Logo – Northwest Airlines was a major American airline headquartered in Eagan , Minnesota , with three major axes in the United States: Detroit International Airport , Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Memphis International Airport . Upon completing its merger with Delta Airlines, Northwest was the fifth largest airline in the world with over 1,500 daily flights.
NWA also operates flights in the Asian region making use of the Narita International Airport (Tokyo) as a base. Also operated transatlantic flights and flights Asian cooperation with partner KLM from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam . The airline was the only one of the 6 major U.S. airlines, which had no airport in the area of the city of New York as the main focus of operations but this has changed because now with the Delta International Airport John F . Kennedy is one of the major hubs of the airline.
In addition to operating one of the largest domestic routes in the U.S., Northwest Airlines carried more passengers across the Pacific (5.1 million in 2004) than any other U.S. airline, was carrying more cargo air than any other airline. Regional flights for Northwest Airlines operating as Northwest Airlink by Pinnacle Airlines, Mesaba Airlines and Compass Airlines. Its frequent flyer program is called WorldPerks , and members lounge called WorldClub . As of October 30, 2008, Northwest is part of Delta Air Lines , forming the world’s largest airline, flying to 375 destinations in 66 countries, carried more than 170 million passengers a year, with about 75,000 employees worldwide. The integration of NWA-Delta, has been completed and now operate under the same code and a single certificate.