26 JUNE 2017


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Article from BTNews 26 JUNE 2017

Gatwick to Buenos Aires

Norwegian has really put the cat among the pigeons with the announcement that it will introduce a Gatwick to Buenos Aires route on 14 February. It will be flown by a two-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner year round, initially four times weekly.

As already announced, the airline from 28 September will operate four weekly flights, increasing to five in the winter, from Gatwick    Singapore.

Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate said: “Norwegian’s new direct route to Buenos Aires shows the low-cost long-haul revolution continues to break new ground. The boom in these routes is a major factor in Gatwick recording the second largest increase in direct connectivity of any European airport over the past five years.

"Gatwick now serves more than 50 long-haul direct services and this is only the beginning. This is the future of air travel becoming a reality before our eyes and is being driven by new low-cost long-haul services that Gatwick and Norwegian have pioneered.”

The new London – Argentina route will be operated by the UK subsidiary ‘Norwegian UK’ (NUK) which was established in 2015 to give the airline a stronger foothold in the UK market, and allow it to access bilateral traffic rights to a series of new markets in Asia, Africa and South America.


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