Quiz – Northwest Airlines
- When did Northwest Airlines adopt its final logo, consisting of a compass and the letters “nwa”?
- Northwest Orient Airlines became Northwest Airlines in 1986, reverting to its original name. This change coincided with a major event for the airline. Which one?
A. 50th anniversary
B. Merger with Republic Airlines
C. Inaugural flight to China
D. Initial public offering
- In which city did Northwest maintain a large hub operation, the largest of its kind for a U.S. carrier?
- What was the name of Northwest Airlines’ frequent flyer program?
- Which of the following cities was not part of Northwest’s list of destinations (on its own aircraft) in the early 1980s?
- Which of the following was not a Northwest Airlines slogan?
A. “First Again”
B. “The Proud Bird With The Red Tail”
C. “Some People Just Know How to Fly”
D. “Now You’re Flying Smart”
- True or false: Northwest Airlines was the last U.S. airline to operate the DC-10 when it was retired in 2007.
- Which airline alliance did Northwest join in the late 1990s?
A. Star Alliance
D. Wings Alliance
- Northwest Airlines flight 253 was the target of a failed bombing attempt on December 25, 2009. What was the route of the flight in question?
A. Amsterdam – Detroit
B. Tokyo – Honolulu
C. Paris – Miami
D. Rome – Athens
- Northwest Airlines flight 255 (yes, two digits above) crashed on take-off from Detroit Metro Airport, killing all but one of the passengers. What was the cause of the accident per the NTSB report?
A. Weight imbalance
C. Improper take-off configuration
D. Contaminated hydraulic fluid
You will find the answers on this handy answer sheet: Quiz – Northwest Airlines