Northwest preps for Texas addition

Northwest Airlines will begin daily nonstop service
from Indianapolis to San Antonio and Austin, Texas on May 2, 2008.The
new service will be operated by Northwest Airlink partner Pinnacle
Airlines using 50-seat Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft.

Beginning May 2, Northwest flight 4703 will depart Indianapolis at
11:40 a.m. and arrive in Austin at 1:20 p.m. local time. Flight 4702
will depart Austin at 2:00 p.m. and arrive in Indianapolis at 5:45
p.m. local time.

Also beginning May 2, Northwest flight 4701 will depart
Indianapolis at 6:30 p.m. and arrive in San Antonio at 8:10 p.m. local
time. Starting May 3, flight 4700 will depart San Antonio at 7:15 a.m.
and arrive in Indianapolis at 11:00 a.m. local time.

“Indianapolis is an important market in the Northwest route
network and we are pleased to expand nonstop service from the
‘Crossroads of America’ to the popular business and leisure cities of
Austin and San Antonio,” said Steven Sear, vice president of sales and
customer care. “These new nonstop flights will make travel between
Indianapolis and both Austin and San Antonio more convenient, reducing
travel time by almost 90 minutes.”

  The addition of Austin and San Antonio nonstop flights expands
Northwest’s service from Indianapolis to 19 cities and 43 daily
departures. Northwest offers more flight options for Indianapolis
customers than any other carrier.


  Northwest currently serves both Austin and San Antonio with daily
nonstop service from its Detroit, Memphis and Minneapolis/St. Paul

  The new daily nonstop Indianapolis-Austin and Indianapolis-San
Antonio flights are available for sale at, through travel
agencies or by calling Northwest Airlines Reservations at