Norwegian to expand its transatlantic offering from Ireland next year

posted on 23rd July 2018 by Justin Burns
Norwegian to expand its transatlantic offering from Ireland next year

Norwegian is continuing its growth in Ireland by announcing its new expanded 2019 summer schedule with 37 per cent more weekly departures to the USA and Canada.

Europe’s third largest low-cost airline. currently operates flights from Dublin, Shannon and Cork airports to New York Stewart International Airport and Providence TF-Green Airport on the US East Coast. Flights are operated using brand new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Norwegian’s increased 2019 summer schedule from Ireland has 40 weekly transatlantic departures from 31 March 2019.

From Dublin the carrier will start a new daily service to Canada on 31 March 2019 with a direct flight to Hamilton-Toronto, to Providence-Boston it will increase flights to a daily service next summer, up from five flights per week and to New York it will continue to run twice-daily flights following the introduction of a daily morning departure in April.

From Shannon, Norwegian will increase its summer service to New York Stewart International Airport from three to five flights per week due to strong passenger demand and it will continue to operate four time a week to Providence-Boston.

From Cork, Norwegian will continue its seasonal service to Providence-Boston with three flights per week, which is the airport’s only flights to the US.

Norwegian chief commercial officer, Thomas Ramdahl said: “We are excited to increase our transatlantic flights next summer to meet demand and continue expanding our presence in Ireland. The market presents a clear opportunity to deliver more high-quality flights at lower fares for consumers on both sides of the Atlantic.

“Norwegian’s expansion continues in summer 2019 with the launch of our first route to Canada, bolstering popular routes and maintaining much-needed direct transatlantic services to maximise choice and flexibility for Irish business and leisure customers.”

Norwegian also serves the European cities of Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Helsinki direct from Dublin.