Press Release from NW/KLM:
Northwest Airlines, in cooperation with its joint venture
partner, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is pleased to announce three new daily
nonstop flights from London Heathrow Airport to Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Beginning in the spring of 2008 and operating from London
Heathrow Terminal 4, KLM Northwest's new nonstop services will conveniently
connect London Heathrow with more than 250 destinations throughout the United
States for customers travelling via Northwest's Detroit and Minneapolis/St.
Paul hubs, and Seattle gateway.
World Business Class travellers can enjoy an array of
features including 176 degree lie flat seats, 60 inches of space between seats,
110-volt personal laptop power port, cycling lumbar support, a six-way
adjustable headrest and four seat-back storage pockets. An on demand in-flight
entertainment (IFE) system is available in both cabins, offering travellers a
choice of 40 movies, four short-subject video programs, 56 different audio
selections, six games, shopping and in-flight information.
Effective 30 March (first inbound flight commences 29
NW 103 London Heathrow/Minneapolis 1425/1725 NW 104
Minneapolis/London Heathrow 2145/1215 +1
Effective 2 May (first inbound flight commences 1 May):
NW 101 London Heathrow/Detroit 0850/1230 NW 102 Detorit/
London Heathrow 1750/0705 +1
Effective 2 June (first inbound flight commences 1 June):
NW 105 London Heathrow/Seattle1830/2055
NW 106 Seattle/London Heathrow 2220/1615 +1
In addition to the London Heathrow services, Northwest
will also continue to operate daily round-trip flights between London Gatwick
and Detroit, giving customers two great options from the South East.