Northwest Airlines will begin a non-stop Saturday flight from Detroit to Str. Thomas January 6. "The timing couldn’t be better, said Pamela Richards, the Tourism Commissioner, according to the St. John Source. "It’s coupled with projections for another robust winter season." Northwest’s Web site, nwa.com, prices the flight at $414.50. Other airlines flying to St. Thomas include American, USAir, United, Delta, and Spirit.