- Sunday, March 31 marks the start of new service from Boston to Rome; Hamilton, Canada to Dublin; Miami to London; and San Francisco to London -
NEW YORK CITY (March 29, 2019) – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline, will initiate non-stop service to Europe from three new North American airports including, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport; Miami International Airport; and San Francisco International Airport on Sunday, March 31; as well as additional service from Boston Logan International Airport. For the first time, Norwegian will be operating at Miami and San Francisco airports to offer direct flights at affordable fares to London, while Boston will commence a nonstop route to Rome. All new U.S routes will be served by the state-of-the-art 787 Dreamliner, while a Boeing 737-800 will operate Norwegian’s first transatlantic route from Canada.
“We are continuously reinforcing Norwegian’s commitment to the U.S. as this is one of our most important markets. Transatlantic low fares resonate very well with both American leisure and business travelers, especially when matched with our award-winning inflight experience. Our new routes and increased frequencies will make us even more competitive, while offering Americans more options and more ways to save and enjoy travel,” said Bjørn Kjos, Founder and CEO of Norwegian.
The new service from Boston to Rome will operate four times a week, with fares starting at $299.90 in Economy and $779.90 in Premium one way, inclusive of tax. Norwegian currently operates nonstop flights from Boston to London and Paris. On May 2, the airline will also launch a nonstop route from Boston to Madrid.
Miami and San Francisco will officially be the new home of Norwegian’s nonstop route to London starting this weekend as the service was previously operated from Fort Lauderdale and Oakland airports, respectively. Miami to London begins as a daily service while San Francisco will offer flights five times a week. Economy fares to London from Miami and San Francisco start as low as $159.90 one-way, including tax. Premium fares are available as low as $719.90 from both U.S. cities, one-way, including tax.
Norwegian is committed to growth in the Bay Area, with seven nonstop routes to Europe operating from its two leading airports, Oakland and San Francisco. The airline’s footprint has grown dramatically in the past five years, as it celebrates a milestone anniversary on April 1st at Oakland International Airport.
Additionally, the inaugural flight from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport to Dublin takes off this Sunday. The airline’s first-ever transatlantic route from Canada will be summer seasonal, with flights operating four times weekly on a Boeing 737-800. Fares to Dublin start as low as C$209 one-way including tax and are available to book on Norwegian.com/en-ca.
All flights are available to book on Norwegian.com/us, and to find the most affordable fares, visit the low fare calendar. Passengers on all of Norwegian’s flights are eligible to join Norwegian Reward, the airline’s award-winning loyalty program to earn CashPoints every time they fly, book a hotel or rent a car. Starting 2019, free WiFi will be available on transcontinental flights, another reason to fly the most-awarded low-cost airline, Norwegian.
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Anders Lindstrom | Anders.Lindstrom@norwegian.com
Norwegian is the world’s fifth largest low-cost airline and carried 37 million passengers in 2018. The airline operates more than 500 routes to over 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean, North and South America. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 160 aircraft, with an average age of 3.8 years, making it one of the world’s youngest and “greenest” fleets.
Norwegian has been named the Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) twice. Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline’ by passengers for six consecutive years at the SkyTrax World Airline Awards 2013-2018, along with being named the ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul’ Airline’ for the past four years. Norwegian employs more than 11,000 people worldwide.