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Northwest Offers Fares From Portland

Northwest Airlines today
announced low sale fares from Portland to Hawaii as a result of the
airline’s new nonstop service to Honolulu. The airline announced new sale fares of $191* each way from Portland to
Honolulu, and $231* each way to Maui, Hawaii, for travel from January 4
through May 19, 2005.

Northwest begins new daily nonstop service from Portland to Honolulu on
Dec. 15. The service will be operated with Northwest’s modern Boeing
757-300 aircraft, with 24 seats in first class and 200 seats in coach

The airline is offering sale fares to Maui via a connection in Honolulu to
flights operated by its marketing partner, Hawaiian Airlines, providing
convenient transfers and opportunities to earn and redeem WorldPerks
frequent flyer miles.

Northwest’s sale fares to Hawaii are available for purchase until Dec. 22,
2004, through the airline’s Web site at , Northwest
Airlines reservations at 1-800-225-2525, most travel Web sites and through
travel agents. Value-priced vacation packages to Hawaii are available
through Northwest Airlines WorldVacations online at , by telephone at 1-800-800-1504, or
through travel agents.

On Dec. 15, the airline also resumes daily nonstop service from San
Francisco to Honolulu. With the addition of these new flights, Northwest
will offer service to Honolulu from a total of six U.S. cities, including
Detroit (seasonal), Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle, Portland
and San Francisco. In addition, Northwest offers two daily flights between
Honolulu and Northwest’s hub at Tokyo-Narita and one daily flight from
Honolulu to Osaka, Japan.


As previously announced, Northwest will further expand its Hawaii service
on Feb. 17, 2005, when it begins offering four weekly flights between
Anchorage, Alaska, Maui and Honolulu. The seasonal service, the first
nonstop service the airline has operated between Alaska and Hawaii, will
be offered until April 3, 2005.

* Fare examples are shown in U.S. dollars each way, per passenger, based
on a roundtrip purchase in coach class. Fares shown to all destinations do
not include a federal excise tax of $3.10 per segment flown that will be
imposed on each flight segment. A segment is defined as a takeoff and a
landing. Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs) of up to a maximum of $18
roundtrip and September 11 Security Fees of up to $10 roundtrip per
traveler apply. A complete list of terms and conditions is included below.