Northwest Named Charter Airline for Green Bay Packers
Airlines will serve as the charter airline for the Green Bay Packers football
team for the coming season as it has for several decades.
will utilize Boeing 757 and 747 aircraft, as well as Airbus A330s to support
the Packers’ 10 road trips during the 2007 season.
Packers are an important, longtime customer of Northwest Airlines,” said Bill
Wernecke, director – charter department. “We have worked with the Packers
dating back to the 1960s, and we appreciate the opportunity to serve them again
One of the
preferred charter carriers in the college and professional sports world,
Northwest will serve as charter airline for a number of athletic teams in 2007,
including 10 NCAA Division I college football teams and eight National Football
League (NFL) teams.
and its Northwest Airlink partners serve more cities in
– eight – than any other airline:
Airlines is one of the world’s largest airlines with hubs at
and approximately 1,400 daily departures. Northwest is a member of SkyTeam, an
airline alliance that offers customers one of the world’s most extensive global
networks. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 1,000 cities in
excess of 160 countries on six continents.