Northwest Web Fares Now Available to Worldspan

  Worldspan today announced that all of
Northwest Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ publicly available fares,
including fares available via Northwest’s reservations offices and its Web
site at http://www.nwa.com/ , are available to Worldspan’s online travel
agency customers in the United States.Online travel agencies supported by the Worldspan global distribution
system (GDS) can now offer their customers Northwest’s full fare content
for all travel originating in the U.S. and the Caribbean, a benefit
Worldspan’s traditional travel agencies have enjoyed since September 2003.

“The expanded access of Northwest’s fare content to our online agencies is
the result of Worldspan’s continued efforts to deliver value to all of our
customers,” said Ninan Chacko, senior vice president—e-Commerce and
Product Planning for Worldspan. “We recognize airlines need to reduce
distribution costs and this agreement accomplishes that for Northwest
while providing them with broader distribution opportunities through
Worldspan’s leading online channel.”

“This agreement makes it possible for even more consumers to take
advantage of Northwest’s attractive Web fares,” said Al Lenza, vice
president of distribution and e-commerce at Northwest Airlines. “We
continue to expand the flying public’s access to Northwest fares through
distribution channels that support our efforts to continue to reduce our
distribution expenses.”
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