Northwest, KLM unveil new service

Northwest Airlines, in cooperation with KLM Royal
Dutch Airlines has announced an expansion of its trans-Atlantic
route network with new daily nonstop service from Portland, Ore. to
Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Scheduled to begin March 29, 2008, Northwest’s nonstop
Portland-Amsterdam service will conveniently connect Portland and the
Pacific Northwest to more than 80 destinations throughout Europe,
Africa, India and the Middle East via the Northwest/ KLM hub at
Amsterdam’s award winning Schiphol Airport. Northwest’s
Portland-Amsterdam service will also provide convenient connections to
dozens of destinations beyond Portland via partner airlines Alaska
Airlines and Horizon Air.

  “With the addition of Portland-Amsterdam service, Northwest is
pleased to meet the needs of customers in the Portland area seeking
both trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic nonstop service,” said Doug
Steenland, president and CEO. “International customers traveling from
Portland, whether to the Northwest/KLM hub in Amsterdam or our hub at
Tokyo’s Narita Airport, will experience unmatched seat comfort and
in-flight entertainment on our modern Airbus A330 aircraft.”
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