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By Anne Billingsley Kerr on February 14, 2009
A surely unexpected consequence of the Delta acquisition of Northwest Airlines is the re-emergence of packets of peanuts on some NWA flights. Most airlines went peanut-free and switched to an alternative snack in 1998 when the Department of Transportation recommended that large carriers create a buffer zone around passengers with peanut allergies. Northwest decided to […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on February 13, 2009
The NWA History Centre was occupied by many “living artifacts,” (myself included) as well as the static displays on Saturday, February 7, for the launching of the book , Fujiyama Trays & Oshibori Towels. This handsome quintet includes Bonnie Murray Vork’s daughters Kathryn and Betsy and Anne’s NWA stewardess contemporaries Pat Olson, Pat Tennyson and […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on February 10, 2009
Saturday, February 7, 2009, a party celebrating the Boeing Stratocruiser was held at the NWA History Centre, near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The occasion was prompted by the publication of a new book, Fujiyama Trays & Oshibori Towels, Recalling a time when passenger flight was an adventure and the Boeing Stratocruiser ruled the skies, […]