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Northwest Airlink adds 3rd Detroit flight & 4th Minneapolis arrival flight

Peoria, IL &emdash; Effective Monday, December 17, 2001 Northwest Airlines will add a new morning flight between Peoria and Detroit. The flight will depart from Peoria at 6:40 a.m. and arrive into Detroit at 9:26 a.m. With the additional roundtrip, passengers can expect more connections when traveling to some of Peoria's top east coast destinations such as New York and Washington DC.

The carrier will fly a total of 3 roundtrip flights a day between Peoria and Detroit. From Peoria, flights will depart at 6:40 a.m., 10:14 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. From Detroit, flights will depart at 8:55 a.m., 11:55 a.m., and 3:40 p.m.

Effective Monday, December 17, 2001 Northwest Airlines will add a new morning flight between Minneapolis and Peoria. The flight will depart from Minneapolis at 10:16 a.m. and arrive into Peoria at 11:57 a.m.

The carrier will have 4 arrival flights and 3 departure flights daily between Minneapolis and Peoria. From Minneapolis, flights will depart at 10:16 a.m., 1:42 p.m., 7:06 p.m., and 9:45 p.m. From Peoria, flights will depart at 8:10 a.m., 1:50 p.m., and 5:40 p.m.

According to Mary DeVries, Interim Director of Airports, "Northwest has experienced tremendous growth in 2001 with a 49% increase in passenger loads compared to last year. Central Illlinois travelers enjoy the hassle free service, and love the connections available from Detroit, Minneapolis and beyond."