Non-stop flying has become even easier with Northwest Airlines’ convenient airport self-service check-in kiosks. Northwest is the first airline to offer travelers in Guam and Saipan the option of using self-service check-in kiosks.

Northwest passengers who have not checked in before arriving at the airport can still avoid lines and get to the departure gate quickly. In as little as 30 seconds a passenger can check-in select a seat print a boarding pass and be on the way to the gate.

Jennifer Gauyan ticketing/sales representative for Northwest; and Glenn C. Weber station supervisor; on Aug. 19 with a newly-installed kiosk at Guam International Airport.


Narita International Airport the Guam International Airport and Saipan International Airport are the first airports in Asia to receive the kiosks. Guam received its two kiosks on Aug. l.

They join 750 other Northwest airport self-serve kiosks located at 188 airports around the world.

Passengers can check in from 36 hours to 60 minutes prior to departure. If a return flight is within 36 hours a roundtrip boarding pass may be down-loaded.

If a traveler is flying with cumbersome luggage he or she can use curbside luggage check-in where available or the dedicated luggage check-in counter depending on security check-in procedures.

Richard A. Parsons manager for Northwest Airlines in the Mariana Islands said “The introduction of Northwest’s self-service check-in kiosks in Guam and Saipan will provide travelers with more options to expedite the check-in process and enjoy greater control over their travel experience. Travelers worldwide are embracing the convenience speed and control of Northwest’s customer service technology.”

Northwest first introduced self-service check-in in Japan in May 2003 when it expanded its check-in service to customers originating their travel in Asia. The service allows customers to print their boarding passes and check-in over the Internet at

Through Dec. 31 first-time users of Northwest’s self-service check-in kiosks will receive a one-time bonus of 1 000 frequent flyer miles for checking in at one of Northwest’s new kiosks across its Asia/Pacific network. Travel must be on an e-ticket. No advance registration is required. Membership in Northwest’s WorldPerks frequent flyer program is required. MBJ