Northwest 3rd Q Conference Call

ST. PAUL, Minn. å- (October 10, 2002) å- Northwest Airlines (NASDAQ: NWAC) will conduct a live audio webcast of its conference call with the financial community and news media on Thursday, October 17, 2002 at 11:30 a.m. EDT to discuss the companyå‘s third quarter financial and operating results. The webcast can be accessed at

The webcast replay will be available through October 24, 2002.

Northwest Airlines is the world`s fourth largest airline with hubs at Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam and more than 1,700 daily departures. With its travel partners, Northwest serves nearly 750 cities in almost 120 countries on six continents.

For more information, media inquiries can be directed to Northwest’s Media Relations at 612-726-2331 or to Northwest’s web site at