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Northwest Airlines Begins Jet Service Between Detroit and Peoria

EAGAN, Minn. —Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA) announced that daily nonstop service between its Detroit WorldGateway hub and the Greater Peoria Regional Airport begins today. Flight 3786 departed Detroit two minutes early at 3:32 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and arrived in Peoria, Ill. 12 minutes early at 3:58 p.m. local time today.

The current Northwest schedule includes two daily roundtrip flights between Detroit and the Greater Peoria Regional Airport, which will complement the three daily flights Northwest currently offers between Peoria and its Minneapolis/St. Paul hub. The addition of Peoria brings to 154 the number of destinations served from Northwest’s WorldGateway hub at Detroit.

Detroit-Peoria schedule starting August 22:

  • Flight 3785 departs Peoria at 9:45 a.m. and arrives in Detroit at 12:20 p.m.
  • Flight 3786 departs Detroit at 3:34 p.m. and arrives in Peoria at 4:10 p.m.
  • Flight 3787 departs Peoria at 5:00 p.m. and arrives in Detroit at 7:35 p.m.
  • Flight 3788 departs Detroit at 7:17 p.m. and arrives in Peoria at 7:55 p.m.

The service is operated by Northwest Airlink partner Pinnacle Airlines using Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) aircraft, which seat 50 passengers.

The new flights are for sale at, through travel agencies or Northwest Airlines Reservations at 1-800-225-2525.

Northwest Airlines is one of the world’s largest airlines with hubs at Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, Tokyo and Amsterdam, and approximately 1,400 daily departures. Northwest is a member of SkyTeam, an airline alliance that offers customers one of the world’s most extensive global networks. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 1,000 cities in excess of 160 countries on six continents.

For more information pertaining to Northwest, media inquiries can be directed to Northwest Media Relations at (612) 726-2331 or to Northwest’s Web site at

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