19 JUNE 2017

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Article from BTNews 19 JUNE 2017

Norwegian’s US bonanza

Three new routes operated by Norwegian between Edinburgh and the US east coast took off on Friday and Saturday, with flights to Stewart International Airport in New York State leading the charge.

The airline also kicked off its first services to Providence in Rhode Island and, next day, the UK’s only direct service to Hartford, Connecticut, in the heart of New England.

All three destinations offer access into the New York City, Boston and New England areas but use smaller regional airports with lower fees and less congested airspace to enable Norwegian to market the flights at low fares and more reliability.

The airline, Europe’s third largest low-cost carrier, began operations at Edinburgh Airport in 2009 and has since flown more than 1.3m passengers between there and Scandinavia and Europe.

It has now opened a new pilot and cabin crew training base at the airport to support the new routes, creating more than 10 jobs. It is Norwegian’s second UK unit of its kind after Gatwick.

CEO Bjørn Kjos said: “Norwegian transforming transatlantic travel by connecting smaller cities in huge catchment areas and unlocking affordable direct high quality travel to a new market of travellers.”

www.norwegian.com/uk

www.edinburghairport.com

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