MIT's existing contracts with Continental Airlines and Northwest/KLM Airlines have been combined to further increase the discounts on Northwest/KLM, effective immediately through December 30, 2001.
The discount on the non-hub fares on Northwest/KLM has increased from 15 percent to 23 percent and now includes international flights.The Continental/Northwest alliance offers service to nearly 230 destinations within the United States. Continental operates 175 flights per week to Europe, 168 flights per week to Latin/South America and 266 flights perweek to Mexico. Northwest/KLM operates more than 180 flights per week to Europe with connections via AMS to the Middle East, Africa, India and cities throughout Europe. It also offers almost 100 flights per week to Asia.
For more details, see the MIT Travel web page.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on January 10, 2001.