Northern Pacific Airways: Alaskan ambitions

East will meet west via Alaska when Northern Pacific Airways launches soon. Mike Killian explores the inspiration behind the airline and its first aircraft –a monochrome-liveried Boeing 757-200

Northern Pacific Airways
With a maximum range of around 4,400 miles, the 757 is powered by Rolls-Royce RB211s

Transpacific flights linking Alaska, East Asia and America’s 48 lower states are heading towards take-off in a business bid to place the ‘last frontier’ on the commercial aviation map.

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