The low cost airline increases services to the cities of Los Angeles and New York.
Norwegian announced the start of new routes between Europe and the United States from the middle of next year. The North American cities of Los Angeles and New York will receive flights from Amsterdam, Madrid and Milan, increasing to 10 the number of new transatlantic routes that the Norwegian airline plans to launch in 2018.
- Los Angeles (LAX) – Madrid (MAD), will start on July 15 and will be operated four times a week.
- Los Angeles (LAX) – Milán Malpensa (MXP), will begin on June 16 with four weekly flights.
- New York (JFK) – Amsterdam (AMS), It begins on May 7 and will be operated four times a week.
- New York (JFK) – Madrid (MAD), starts on July 17 with three flights per week.
All new Norwegian routes will be operated with 291-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
The airline will also open a flight attendants base in Los Angeles, with 150 cabin crew initially, in early 2018, to meet the new routes and demand for services. The base in the Californian city will be the fourth that Norwegian has in the United States.
The year 2018 will be important for Norwegian in terms of new transatlantic routes, in addition to the four mentioned, the airline will launch others to Boston, Denver and Oakland from Paris Charles de Gaulle; Austin and Chicago O’Hare from London-Gatwick and Oakland from Rome. Meanwhile the first destination in South America, Buenos Aires, will receive flights from London-Gatwick.