Norwegian continues to expand is long-haul operation by launching a new route between Copenhagen and Bangkok.
Norwegian launches yet another long-haul route. On 30th October, Norwegian-passengers can fly non-stop between Copenhagen and Bangkok. The new route will operate twice a week and ticket sales start today. Norwegian already offers direct routes between Bangkok and Oslo and Stockholm.
The new long-haul route is part of Norwegian’s global strategy:
“For too long, the long-haul market has been dominated by high fares and restricted flexibility. We believe that everyone should afford to fly, also long-haul,” says Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos.
Norwegian’s long-haul operations
In 2013 Norwegian commenced its long-haul operation by becoming the only low-cost carrier to offer flights between Europe and the US. Norwegian will have a fleet of 17 Dreamliners, whereof seven are currently in service and one more will be delivered in 2014. The company is planning to expand its long-haul fleet with even more 787 Dreamliners.
Norwegian offers long-haul flights between the following destinations:
Routes from New York (JFK): Oslo (OSL), Stockholm (ARN), Copenhagen (CPH), Bergen (BGO) and London (LGW)
Routes from Fort Lauderdale (FLL): Oslo (OSL), Stockholm (ARN), Copenhagen (CPH) and London (LGW)
Routes from Los Angeles (LAX): Oslo (OSL), Stockholm (ARN), Copenhagen (CPH) and London (LGW)
Routes from San Francisco (OAK): Oslo (OSL) and Stockholm (ARN)
Routes from Orlando (MCO): Oslo (OSL)
Routes from Bangkok (BKK): Oslo (OSL), Stockholm (ARN) and Copenhagen (CPH)
Norwegian’s Press Office: +47 815 11 816
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian”, is a low-cost airline listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Norwegian is the second largest airline in Scandinavia and third largest low cost carrier in Europe. More than 20 million passengers fly on its network per year. Norwegian has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East, as well as long-haul flights to the US and Southeast Asia. The company has a total of 416 routes to 126 destinations and employs approximately 4,500 people in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, UK, Spain and Thailand. The company has 258 undelivered aircraft on firm order. Norwegian was founded in 1993 and its headquarter is in Fornebu, Norway. In 2013, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. Norwegian offers better leg room than most competitors, in-flight WiFi, world-class punctuality and a fleet of 96 aircraft with an average age of only 4.8 years.