NEW YORK (APRIL 13, 2018) – Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Airline of the Year 2017, today announced it is increasing frequencies on routes from New York to Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon and from Providence to Dublin beginning winter 2018. The newly added flights will give travelers more options for affordable flights to Ireland and Scotland.
Last summer, Norwegian launched a series of transatlantic routes from New York’s Hudson Valley and Providence, Rhode Island to Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon. The airline operates brand new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft on these routes and was the first to fly this aircraft to and from the United States. which have a capacity of up to 189 seats.
“Travelers can now benefit from more high-quality flights to Europe this winter as we focus on boosting service that reflects strong passenger demand,” Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian said. “We’re giving passengers on both sides of the Atlantic more affordable choices, so we’re delighted to increase the number of flights that brings the U.S. East Coast closer to Ireland and Scotland this winter.”
Beginning October 28, Norwegian will increase the frequency on its Providence to Dublin route to a daily service from five weekly flights. On routes from New York to Edinburgh and Shannon, service will be increased to daily from four weekly and three weekly flights, respectively. Additionally, Norwegian will continue its double daily service from New York to Dublin through the winter season.
Norwegian’s flights from Providence to Cork, Edinburgh and Shannon have been adjusted to a summer seasonal service due to lower demand during the winter season. Flights will continue through October and be assessed for the summer 2019 schedule.
Upcoming launches from the U.S. include: Boston to Paris (May 2); New York/JFK to Amsterdam (May 7); Los Angeles to Milan (June 17); Los Angeles to Madrid (July 15); and New York/JFK to Madrid (July 17).
All flights are now available for sale at Norwegian.com/us. Additionally, the website’s low fare calendar displays the lowest available fares to all of Norwegian’s destinations. 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 150 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 2015, and for the fifth consecutive year, named Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline. Norwegian employs 9,500 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/us.