Air traffic between Stockholm and the US has increased nearly 80 per cent in the past four years and will rise further as from October Norwegian will start a new service from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Orlando, Florida.
The new long-haul route will operate twice weekly and add to the increasing demand between the two countries.
Travellers will then be able to choose from 10 different direct routes to seven destinations in the US from Stockholm Arlanda, three of which are in Florida.
The Orlando route is likely to be served with one of the carrier’s Boeing Dreamliner’s, which it is using across its low-cost long-haul transatlantic services.
Swedavia aviation business director, Elizabeth Axtelius said: “We are pleased that Norwegian continues to invest at Stockholm Arlanda. Including the Orlando destination, 20 direct routes have been launched from Stockholm since 2013.
“The increased number of international direct routes makes a positive contribution to the exchange between people and the access to and from Sweden that the tourism industry and other businesses need.”