OAKLAND (FEBRUARY 6, 2018) – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Airline of the Year 2017, today launched its service from Oakland to Rome. The airline now operates six routes to Europe from Oakland International Airport, with its nonstop service to Paris launching on April 10.
“We offer more European routes out of the Bay Area than any other airline and we are excited to be the only airline with a nonstop service to Rome, one of the world’s greatest tourist destinations. We are also pleased to add Paris in just a few months. No other airline makes travel to Europe as affordable as Norwegian for residents of the Bay Area,” said Thomas Ramdahl, Norwegian’s Chief Commercial Officer.
Norwegian is now the only airline to offer year-round, nonstop service from Oakland and California to both Barcelona and Rome. The carrier operates more European routes from California than any other airline. Rome is the 13th European city with nonstop service from the United States in Norwegian’s ever-growing route network.
Upcoming launches from the U.S. include: New York/Newark to Paris (February 28); Chicago to London (March 25); Austin to London (Mach 27); Denver to Paris (April 9); Oakland/San Francisco to Paris (April 10); Boston to Paris (May 2); New York/JFK to Amsterdam (May 7); Los Angeles to Milan (June 18); Los Angeles to Madrid (July 16); and New York/JFK to Madrid (July 18).
Passengers on all of Norwegian’s routes are eligible to join Norwegian Reward, the airline’s frequent flyer program and can earn CashPoints every time they fly, stay at a hotel or drive a rental car.
Norwegian is the world’s sixth largest low-cost airline and carried 33 million passengers in 2017. The airline operates more than 500 routes to over 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean and the U.S. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 140 aircraft, with an average age of 3.6 years, making it one of the world’s youngest fleets. Norwegian was named the Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Norwegian was named the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards in 2017, 2016 and 2016, and for the fifth consecutive year, named Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline. Norwegian employs 5,500 people. Follow @Fly_Norwegian on Twitter, join the discussion on Facebook and keep up with our adventures on Instagram. For more information on Norwegian and its network, visit norwegian.com.