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For Immediate Release
February 03, 2009

Barry J. Centini, (570) 602-2000

Avoca, PA - Travelers using AVP now have additional options to the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and beyond.

Beginning February 11, 2009, Northwest Airlink will add a 12:15 PM weekday departure, which arrives in Detroit at 2:07 PM.  Also, the new flight leaves Detroit at 10:19 AM and arrives at AVP at 11:45 AM.  Northwest Airlink carrier Pinnacle Airlines operates the service with 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet aircraft.

The new service complements the two existing daily departures to Detroit from AVP; one at 6:00 AM, and the other at 4:05 PM.

Schedule of service between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Detroit effective February 11, 2009 is as follows:

Flight #
Departs AVP
Arrives DTW
NW* 2931
6:00 AM
7:52 AM
NW* 2921
12:15 PM
2:07 PM
Except Sat. & Sun.
NW* 2933
4:05 PM
5:54 PM
Except Sat.

Schedule of service between Detroit and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton effective February 11, 2009 is as follows:

Flight #
Departs DTW
Arrives AVP
NW* 2543
10:19 AM
11:45 AM
Except Sat. & Sun.
NW* 2932
1:59 PM
3:25 PM
NW* 2930
9:21 PM
10:55 PM
Except Sat.

For more information on Northwest Airlines flight schedules and fares, contact Northwest Airlines online at, or call Northwest Reservations at 1-800-225-2525.

About Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport:
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is your gateway to Northeastern Pennsylvania, offering area travelers approximately 34 daily arrivals and departures to six major hubs, with one-stop service to over 450 destinations worldwide. Air service is provided by the following airlines: Continental Connection (Newark); Delta Connection (Atlanta); Northwest Airlines (Detroit); United Express (Chicago-O'Hare); and US Airways Express (Charlotte and Philadelphia). For more information, call 1-877-2FLYAVP (235-9287) or visit our web site at