Northwest Airlines was a major US air Carrier Company founded in the year 1926 as Northwest Airways. In October 2008, Northwest merged with Delta Airlines making Delta the biggest airline in the world until the American Airlines-US Airways merger took place in December, 2013. Although, Northwest continued to provide round trip and one way flight deals under its own brand name until January 31st, 2010, when the integration of both the airlines was completed.
Before its merger with Delta, Northwest was one of the largest airlines in the world when measured by scheduled passenger miles flown both domestically and internationally. It was also one of the largest air carrier companies in the US for operating a vast domestic route network.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
Northwest Airline flights catered to a total of 254 destinations across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
Northwest offered flight tickets to destinations like Miami, Honolulu, Detroit, Chicago, San Juan, Mexico City, Shanghai, Paris, London, Saipan, etc.
Northwest Airlines had a fleet size of 320 aircrafts.
A Northwest Airline (Delta) reservation will get you the following amenities and services –
Choose from a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, spirits, coffee, etc.
A variety of snacks such as peanuts, cookies, pretzels etc were provided on the short haul flights. On medium haul flights, full meals wereprovided. On the long haul flights, full meals along with snacks were provided.
Carry-on Baggage Allowance –
Passengers are allowed to carry one bag along with one personal item such as a purse, briefcase or a laptop bag fee free which must adhere to the following requirements –
The maximum dimensions of the baggage must not exceed 45 linear inches.
Must fit in the overhead bin or beneath the seat in front of you.
Items like diaper bags, walkers, strollers, jackets and duty free items are not included under carry-on baggage.
Checked Baggage Allowance –
Passengers can carry up to 10 standard bags (4 on delta connection) which must adhere to the following requirements –
The maximum dimensions of the baggage must not exceed 62 linear inches (length x width x height).
The maximum weight of the baggage must not exceed 50 pounds (70 pounds for Brazil).