Northwest Airlines has put the first Pratt & Whitney PW2000-powered Boeing 757-300 into service from its Minneapolis St Paul hub, following its delivery last month. The airline is launch customer for the P&W-powered version of the aircraft and has 16 on order to replace its McDonnell Douglas DC-10-40s. The PW2000-powered stretched 757 received US Federal Aviation Administration certification in June.

Source: Flight International