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Title Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-400 Inaugural Certificate
Date 02/09/1989
Collection Northwest Airlines Awards & Memorials
Catalog Number 2017.24.1
Object Name Certificate, Commemorative
Extent of Description 1 certificate, 8.5x11 in.
Creator Northwest Airlines
Admin/Biographical History This certificate was one of those presented to passengers on Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-400 inaugural scheduled flight, the world's first Boeing 747-400 service, on February 9, 1989. This certificate was given to non-revenue employee passenger Kevin Sigurdson. Aircraft was Ship 6303.
Scope & Content Text: "Northwest Airlines Certificate of Honor / Commemorating the First Flight of the Boeing 747-400 / By these presence, be it known, that Kevin C. Sigurdson was a passenger on the first day of scheduled service of a Boeing 747-400, which introduced to the world the newest technology and comfort in air travel, operated this 9th day of February 1989, on a route between Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix. / Attested to date first written, by Steven G. Rothmeier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; John F. Horn, President and Chief Operating Officer; Stuart L. Henning, Vice President Flight Operations; Lloyd R. Warren, Vice President Inflight Services"
Credit line Gift of Kevin Sigurdson
Search Terms Northwest Airlines
Boeing 747-400
Boeing 747
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Mn.--Airport (MSP)
Minneapolis, Mn.
St. Paul, Mn.
Minnesota
Midwest (U.S.)
Phoenix, Ar.--Airport (PHX)
Phoenix, Ar.
Arizona
West (U.S.)
Subjects Certificates
Aircraft
Airplanes
Commemorative prints
Domestic flights
Employees
Inaugurations
Souvenirs
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