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Hong Kong, fly Northwest Orient Airlines

An early post-war poster issued by Northwest Orient with a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser flying over Hong Kong island. Northwest first flew the Stratocruiser in 1949 and began operating the route to Hong Kong in association with Hong Kong Airways in 1950, thus becoming the first US airline to open a route to Hong Kong after the war.

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 poster : color ; 102 x 63 cm on cloth board 106 x 67 cm
Publisher Northwest Orient
Year circa 1952
HKBU Library collection Hong Kong Travel Poster Collection
Work type Painting Poster
Airline Company Northwest Airlines
Keyword(s) Aircrafts Fishermen Junks
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue
Copyrighted CC BY-NC 4.0

Cite this image as: "Hong Kong, fly Northwest Orient Airlines", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 25/07/2424,

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