Northwest Announces Four New Daily Flights

Northwest Airlines announced today two new daily nonstop flights between
Denver and Los Angeles International Airport, and two additional flights
between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Los Angeles International Airport.
Service on the routes will begin April 4, 2004.

“The additional nonstop service between our Minneapolis/St. Paul hub and
our Los Angeles gateway, as well as between Los Angeles and Denver will
provide added convenience for Minneapolis/St. Paul, Los Angeles and Denver
customers,” said Tim Griffin, executive vice president, marketing and
The service is available for sale immediately.

Travelers in these cities using Northwest`s new and additional nonstop
service also will enjoy the most self-service check-in options.
Northwest`s self-service check-in program is the most developed in the
airline industry, offering customers the option of checking-in, obtaining
a boarding pass, and performing many other functions over the Internet at or through one of the airline`s 779 self-service
check-in kiosks in 188 airports. Customers can use to obtain their
boarding pass or visit an airport self-service check-in kiosk (101 at
Minneapolis/St. Paul, 8 at Los Angeles, and 7 at Denver).

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.”
Northwest Airlines editorial, based on news release distributed by PR Newswire.