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Northern Pacific gears up


SOON-TO-LAUNCH carrier Northern Pacific Airways has announced the purchase of its first six Boeing 757-200s.

The Anchorage-based Northern Pacific completed the transactio­n to meet part of its initial fleet requiremen­ts, and intends to continue enlarging its capacity as it prepares for passenger flights.

The first aircraft within this purchase will be delivered to the airline immediatel­y.

“Northern Pacific is proud to introduce these powerful aircraft as the foundation of our fleet,” CEO Rob McKinney said.

“The Boeing 757-200 will help us achieve operationa­l savings and efficienci­es while offering our customers a rewarding travel experience,” he added.

Northern Pacific intends to offer service between destinatio­ns in the United States and Asia via Anchorage.

pictured: a rendering of a Northern Pacific aircraft.

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