Norwegian is planning to expand its transatlantic services. Norway’s flagship carrier recently announced it will be launching three new routes to the United States from Rome. The new routes are to be launched in November this year.
Norway’s leading low-cost carrier in a statement said that it will be launching new flights services between Newark Liberty and Rome Fiumicino effective from November 8, 2017. The flights will initially operate four-times per week. The airline has also said that the frequencies on the route will be further expanded early next year. Starting from February 2018 the flights on Rome Fiumicino- Newark Liberty route would be increased to six flights per week.
Media reports also said that Norwegian would be introducing new flights services between Rome Fiumicino and Los Angeles starting from November 11, 2017. The flights would be operated twice weekly. Later on, the flights on the new Rome Fiumicino-Los Angeles route will be increased to thrice weekly services from February 2018. According to the reports, the third new route to the United States to be launched by Norwegian would be between Rome Fiumicino and Oakland. The flights between the two destinations would start operating from February 6, 2018.
Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer of Norwegian, said, “The company is planning to launch more transatlantic routes. We are looking forward to making Norwegian a leading airline operating flights on more transatlantic routes than offered by any other commercial airline in the world. During the month of June 2017, Norwegian will be launching new flights from Barcelona as well. The company will also be introducing new Boeing 737 Max aircrafts to conduct flights to various destinations in Norway, Scotland and Ireland. Moreover, we are also planning to launch domestic and international flights services to be operated out of Buenos Aires, in addition to new flights to Singapore from London.”