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Northwest Airlines Announces New Memphis-Hartford, Connecticut Service


Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA) announced today it will offer seasonal daily nonstop service from Memphis to Hartford, Connecticut beginning June 15, 2008 and return service beginning June 16, 2008.

Northwest flight 5721 will depart Memphis at 6:35 p.m. and arrive in Hartford at 10:15 p.m. Seasonal service for this flight ends October 31, 2008.

Northwest flight 5776 will depart Hartford at 6:15 a.m. and will arrive in Memphis at 8:00 a.m. Service for this seasonal flight will end November 1, 2008.

The new Memphis-Hartford service will be operated by Northwest Airlink partner Pinnacle Airlines using 50-seat CRJ-200 aircraft.

Memphis-Hartford Service
Flight number: Departs: Arrives:
NW 5721 6:35 p.m. 10:15 p.m.

Hartford-Memphis Service
Flight number: Departs: Arrives:
NW 5776 6:15 a.m. 8:00 a.m.

“Northwest Airlines is pleased to bring non-stop Hartford service to our Memphis area customers in time for the peak summer travel season and continuing into the beautiful fall months in New England,” said Dennis Newman, vice president of network planning and scheduling. “With service to our hub in Memphis complementing daily services to Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Amsterdam, and Indianapolis, our customers in the Hartford area can now take advantage of Northwest non-stops to five destinations, with convenient connections throughout our global network.”

Northwest is offering 1,000 WorldPerks Bonus Miles for roundtrip travel between Memphis and Hartford from June 15 through July 15, 2008. Registration is required prior to travel. Additional terms and conditions apply. Details can be found at

The new flights between Memphis and Hartford are now available at, through travel agencies or by calling Northwest Airlines Reservations at 1-800-225-2525.


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