NORTHWEST AIRLINK TO SERVE WASHINGTON, D.C.
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesaba Aviation, which operates as Northwest Airlink, announced today that it will begin serving Washington Dulles International Airport effective Nov. 1, 1993. The regional carrier will provide one daily round-trip flight between the Detroit Metropolitan Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport utilizing 37-seat De Havilland Dash 8 aircraft. The new service will complement four existing flights between those two cities currently offered by Northwest Airlines. Washington, D.C., will be the 49th destination served by Mesaba on its 16-state, one Canadian province route system. It will be the carrier's first service to the District of Columbia. Mesaba operates as Northwest Airlink under a marketing agreement with Northwest Airlines. The two airlines coordinate schedules, fares and marketing programs at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Detroit is the largest hub for Northwest and Northwest Airlink with over 425 daily flight departures and nonstop service to more than 75 cities. -0- 9/21/93 /CONTACT: Douglas P. Fulton, Mesaba director/marketing and PR, 612-726-5151, ext. 351, or (fax) 612-726-5151, ext. 325/ (ATCC)
CO: Mesaba Aviation; Northwest Airlines ST: Minnesota, District of Columbia IN: AIR SU: PDT
KH-DS -- MN010 -- 4169 09/21/93 12:35 EDT
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