Northwest CEO to Present at Goldman Sachs

Northwest Airlines Chief Executive Officer, Richard Anderson, will present
to investors on Thursday, February 5, at 10:30 a.m. EST at the Goldman
Sachs Transportation Conference. The presentation can be accessed via a
listen-only audio Webcast available at the link below.

—Speaker: Richard Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Airlines
—Event: Goldman Sachs Transportation Conference—Date: Thursday,
February 5, 2004—Time: 10:30 a.m. EST—Webcast link url:

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.”