Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit Norway and Sweden this week
Norwegian is making it even easier for holidaymakers to follow in the footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they embark on a Royal tour to Norway and Sweden later this week, with eight direct routes to Oslo and Stockholm from the UK and Ireland.
The couple will spend two days in Stockholm before heading to Oslo for an action-packed tour of the cities. While in Stockholm travellers can give their trip the Royal treatment by heading to the Royal Palace of Stockholm before taking a picturesque walk through the cobbled stress of Stockholm to the Nobel Museum. Finish the day by taking a boat ride to Fotografiska for fantastic views of the harbour at night.
Norwegian flies direct to Stockholm from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin and Manchester offering 37 weekly flights from £35/€29 one-way.
While in Oslo take in the same sights as the Royal couple and explore the Alexandra Sculpture Park set within the Palace gardens before visiting Skaugum, the official residence of The Crown Prince and Princess of Norway. For spectacular views of the city and beyond beautiful setting of Holmenkollen, the snowy hills that overlook Oslo.
Norwegian flies direct to Oslo from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin and Manchester offering 47 weekly flights from £35/€33 one-way.
Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer for Norwegian, said: “With over 80 weekly services to Stockholm and Oslo direct from four cities in the UK and Ireland, Norwegian are now making it even easier for holidaymakers to experience Scandinavia without the Royal price tag. We are offering UK and Irish passengers more choice and lower fares than ever before when visiting Norway and Sweden.”
Europe’s third largest low-cost carrier flew 5.8 million passengers from the UK&I to over 50 global destinations. The airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world with an average age of 3.6 years, with more than 200 new aircraft on order. Short-haul flights are operated by a fleet of brand new Boeing 737 aircraft that will keep passengers connected in the skies with free inflight Wi-Fi. Norwegian has been awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ for three consecutive years at the SkyTrax World Airline Awards.
Norwegian in the UK:
- Norwegian carries 5.8 million UK passengers each year from London Gatwick, Edinburgh and Manchester Airports to 50 destinations worldwide
- Norwegian is the third largest airline at London Gatwick, with 4.6 million yearly passengers, and with more than 1,000 UK-based pilots and cabin crew
- In 2014, Norwegian introduced the UK’s first low-cost, long haul flights to the U.S. - the airline now flies to 11 U.S destinations, Buenos Aires and Singapore
- In 2017, Norwegian also launched affordable transatlantic flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US East Coast, using the brand new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
- Norwegian is the only airline to offer free inflight WiFi on UK flights to more than 30 European destinations
- The airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world with an average age of 3.6 years, including next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 737 MAX and Boeing 737-800s
- Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for five consecutive years at SkyTrax World Airline Awards from 2013-2017, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ in 2015, 2016 and 2017
- Norwegian Reward is the airline's free to join award-winning loyalty programme offering members CashPoints and Rewards that reduce the cost of Norwegian flights