Northwest Announces New Service Between Detroit and Quebec City, Canada

Aug 22, 2002
[SPAN class=headline][A href=]Northwest Announces New Service Between Detroit and Quebec City, Canada; New Nonstop Jet Service to Begin June 6[/A][/SPAN][BR][BR]DETROIT, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --[BR]Northwest Airlines (Nasdaq: NWAC - News) and its Northwest Airlink affiliate, Pinnacle Airlines Inc., announced today new seasonal service between its hub in Detroit and Quebec City, Canada, beginning June 6, 2003.[BR][BR]The new twice-daily Detroit-Quebec City service will be operated with the airline's 50-passenger Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ). The CRJ features a spacious cabin with comfortable two-by-two leather seating and other cabin amenities similar to much larger jets, such as overhead bins, a galley, lavatory, and an efficient climate control system to ensure passenger comfort.[BR][BR]Flights from Quebec City to Detroit are scheduled to allow for convenient connections to hundreds of non-stop destinations. Northwest serves more cities in Canada than any other U.S. airline.[BR][BR]Northwest said the increased functionality and gate capacity of the $1.2 billion, 97-gate, WorldGateway at Detroit facility helped make it possible for the airline to offer the new route. Not only does WorldGateway provide customers with a new standard in airport comfort and convenience, it gives passengers in Quebec access to more destinations throughout the U.S. and the world, said Jim Cron, vice president market planning and Airlink[BR]