Norwegian to start its first route from Europe to Canada

posted on 21st June 2018 by Justin Burns

Norwegian is to expand its route network further and will launch its first route to Canada from Dublin to Hamilton on 31 March 2019.

The new daily service will operated using a new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Hamilton is located in the province of Ontario and is located 50 minutes from Toronto.

Norwegian chief executive officer, Bjørn Kjos said it marks a “milestone” in the carrier’s transatlantic expansion from Ireland and it will be its first ever service between Europe and Canada.

“We are committed to providing Irish passengers with greater choice and lower fares across our network as we continue to invest in the Irish market. We look forward to welcoming passengers on board our new service to Canada from March 2019,” he added.

Dublin Airport managing director, Vincent Harrison said: “It will be Dublin Airport’s fifth destination in Canada, offering further choice to the growing Canada-Ireland and Ireland-Canada markets and the overall transatlantic market between Dublin and North America.”

Norwegian launched transatlantic services from Ireland in July 2017 with direct flights from Dublin, Shannon and Cork to the New York and Boston areas on the US east coast.