Northwest Airlines announced today that it will give 1,000 WorldPerks Bonus Miles to passengers who register for Northwest Airlines’ email updates. Customers need to register their email online by April 30, 2000.
The email updates will allow Northwest Airlines’ customers to quickly learn about special promotions, announcements of new routes or services, WorldPerks information, weekly CyberSavers markets and WorldVacation package offers.
To register, go to www.nwa.com/wpemail. Passengers will have 500 Bonus Miles deposited into their WorldPerks account four to six weeks after registration. An additional 500 Bonus Miles will be deposited in members accounts in September 2000, if the member remains registered in the online email database. WorldPerks members must provide their WorldPerks number and a valid e-mail address and agree to receive promotional emails from Northwest Airlines. Current e-mail registrants can also qualify for the promotion. The offer is valid for WorldPerks members residing in the 50 US states and Canada.
“Having our WorldPerks members email address’ will allow us to communicate faster and offer more up to the minute information,” said Beth Shultis Northwest vice president-marketing programs and worldwide advertising.
Northwest’s WorldPerks frequent flyer program is the best-rated U.S.-based program according to InsideFlyer magazine, the leading authority on airline free travel programs. Readers of Time in Asia also WorldPerks as the most preferred frequent flyer program. Earlier this year WorldPerks received the special “Industry Impact Award” at InsideFlyer’s 12th Annual Freddie Awards.
Northwest’s web site also receives high ranking. It was recently ranked number one for easy navigation and low-hassle ticket bookings by ZDNet and WebCriteria- the highest of any airline. The Frequent Flyer Center at nwa.com also received a rating of four and one half stars out of five from webflyer.com.
Northwest Airlines is the world’s fourth largest airline offering more than 2,600 daily departures with hubs at Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam. With its travel partners, Northwest serves more than 750 cities in 120 countries on 6 continents. Northwest and partner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines received Air Transport World’s prestigious “1997 Airline of the Year” award and, based on statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Northwest was the most on-time U.S. airline among the seven largest network carriers for the period 1990-1999. Northwest is the 2000 recipient of Air Transport World Airline Technology Management Award.
Northwest’s WorldPerks frequent flyer program is the highest rated U.S.-based program reviewed by InsideFlyer Magazine, the leading authority on airline free travel programs, and in 1999 was named the most preferred frequent flyer program by the readers of Time in Asia. WorldPerks received the special “Industry Impact Award” during InsideFlyer’s 12th Annual Freddie Awards. In 1999, Northwest’s nwa.com was chosen as best airline web site by zdNews.com and Business 2.0 and was named one of the top 500 sites by Internet World magazine.