Northwest Airlines Reviews

68 Reviews
68 Reviews
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Northwest Airlines President and CEO Ed Bastian
Ed Bastian
16 Ratings

    Was glad to go back to college.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Northwest Airlines full-time (less than an year)


    Great work ethic in the employees. Dedication to the brand, the image, the life


    Scheduling, senior FA's, not ever being home to see your family

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make training more bearable

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Northwest Airlines Interviews

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Interview Difficulty




    Flight Attendant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Memphis, TN
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Northwest Airlines.

    Interview Details

    Went to an open house they were having. Talked with a recruiter and thought because of her body language I had blown it. A month or 2 later they called asking me, how would you like to be a flight attendant? I literally screamed into the phone. I've always thought I probably caused him some hearing loss.

    Negotiation Details
    Be very open and flexible. Show your enthusiasm! Flying is the BEST JOB in the world!
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Northwest Airlines Awards & Accolades

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Training Top 125, Training, 2008

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Headquarters Minneapolis, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1989
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

For now, you can still fly Northwest -- at least until the logos on the planes change to "Delta". Northwest Airlines, which was acquired by Delta Air Lines for $2.8 billion in late 2008, transports passengers and cargo to about 240 cities in North America, the Asia/Pacific region, and Europe. Its US network includes locations served by regional carriers flying as Northwest Airlink. Northwest's fleet includes about 320 jets; regional partners operate another 200 aircraft. The acquisition by Delta created the largest airline in the world by traffic. Once the integration of... More

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