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From the Peanut Gallery . . .

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 […]

More Stratocruiser Party Photos . . .

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 […]

It was a Stratocruiser Party!

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, […]