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Norwegian launches new US routes and more departures on existing connections between Europe and the US

Press release   •   Sep 16, 2014 08:30 BST

Norwegian continues to expand its long-haul network with new routes and more departures on existing connections. A non-stop service will launch between London Gatwick and Orlando as well as between Copenhagen and Orlando. In addition, there will be more weekly departures between London Gatwick and New York (JFK), London Gatwick and Los Angeles (LAX), Oslo and LAX, as well as Stockholm and San Francisco.

Following Norwegian´s success offering non-stop routes between Europe and the U.S., more routes and departures will be offered next spring.

 ”We´re happy to announce that we will offer Orlando as a new destination from London and Copenhagen. Orlando is already a very popular destination being offered from Oslo and we are looking forward to giving even more passengers the chance to visit this great area of Florida,” said Chief Commercial Officer Thomas Ramdahl of Norwegian.

”As we are taking delivery of our eighth 787 Dreamliner next spring, we will also have the capacity to add more departures on existing routes that have been very well received,” he added.

London Gatwick
New route: London Gatwick – Orlando – one weekly departure on Saturday. Start date: April 4, 2015. Launch fare: 199 GBP

Norwegian will increase its number of weekly flights between London Gatwick and New York (JFK) from three to six weekly as of May, 2015 (all days except Sundays) as well as its weekly flights between London Gatwick and Los Angeles (LAX) from two to four weekly as of May, 2015 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays).

New route: Copenhagen – Orlando – one weekly departure on Mondays. Start date: March 30, 2015. Launch fare: 1299 DK

Norwegian will offer two weekly flights between Oslo and LAX from late March, 2015.

Norwegian will offer three weekly flights between Stockholm and Oakland/San Francisco from late March, 2015.

Media Contact:
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 417 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 and 2014, 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 98 aircraft with an average age of only 4.8 years.