Northwest Announces New Daily LA Service

PRNewswire-FirstCall MINNEAPOLIS Nov. 3 :

Northwest Airlines announced today new daily nonstop service between Las
Vegas and Los Angeles International Airport. The service will begin Dec.

The new service will be operated with the airline`s 100-seat DC-9 aircraft
between Dec. 26 and Jan. 5, 2004, and with the 148-seat Airbus 320
aircraft beginning Jan. 6, 2004.

“We at Northwest are pleased to offer this nonstop service between Las
Vegas and Los Angeles International to serve our international
passengers,” said Tom Bach, vice president market planning and Airlink.
“We are especially excited to be able to offer well-timed connections for
our passengers from Asia who want to visit Las Vegas and are delighted to
add this flight to our schedule for the holiday travel season.”

The new flights will be timed to connect conveniently to Northwest`s
nonstop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo`s Narita airport, with
continuing service on to: Bangkok, Thailand; Beijing; Busan, South Korea;
Hong Kong; Manila; Philippines; Nagoya, Japan; Seoul, South Korea;
Shanghai, China; Singapore; and, Taipei, Taiwan.


The daily jet flights are open for sale through ,
Northwest Airlines Reservations at 1-800-225-2525 or through travel
Las Vegas and Los Angeles are among the hundreds of value-priced vacation
package destinations offered by Northwest Airlines WorldVacations. With
years of vacation experience and more than 70 years of global flying
experience, Northwest Airlines provides reliable service to vacation
destinations around the world including the United States, Canada, Mexico,
the Caribbean, Central America, Europe and Asia. WorldVacations can be
reached online at , by calling
1-800-800-1504, or by visiting a professional travel agent.

Northwest Airlines is the world`s fourth largest airline with hubs at
Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam, and
approximately 1,500 daily departures. With its travel partners, Northwest
serves nearly 750 cities in almost 120 countries on six continents. In
2002, consumers from throughout the world recognized Northwest`s efforts
to make travel easier. A 2002 J.D. Power and Associates study ranked
airports at Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul, home to Northwest`s two
largest hubs, tied for second place among large domestic airports in
overall customer satisfaction. Readers of TTG Asia and TTG China named
Northwest “Best North American airline.”

For more information pertaining to Northwest, media inquiries can be
directed to Northwest Media Relations at (612) 726-2331 or to Northwest`s
Web site at .