Norwegian Air To Fly From Miami, San Francisco; Expand In Boston

Posted on November, 30, 2018 By : Admin

Norwegian also announced plans to beef up its schedules on several of its existing U.S.-Europe routes, including from Denver; Los Angeles, California; New York JFK; Oakland, California; and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

In Boston, Norwegian will add seasonal service to Rome and Madrid this spring, operating both routes with its widebody Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. 

Rome service begins March 31, putting Norwegian into direct competition with Italian carrier Alitalia. Norwegian’s flights to Madrid begin May 2 and will go head-to-head with Spanish carrier Iberia.

NEW ROUTES;

1) Boston-Rome

  • Begins March 31; four flights a week on Boeing 787
  • Dreamliners; economy fares begin at $299.90 one way
  • Direct competition: Alitalia

2) Boston-Madrid

  • Begins May 2; three flights a week on Boeing 787
  • Dreamliners; economy fares begin at $199.90 one way
  • Direct competition: Iberia

3) Miami-London Gatwick

  • Begins March 31; one daily round-trip flight on Boeing 787
  • Dreamliners; economy fares begin at $159.90 one way
  • Direct competition: None direct

BUT there is plenty of overlapping service between the various airports in each metro area. American, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly nonstop between Miami and London Heathrow. British Airways also flies to London Gatwick from Fort Lauderdale on a route that directly competes with Norwegian’s current Fort Lauderdale-Gatwick service.

4) San Francisco-London Gatwick

  • Begins March 31; five flights a week on Boeing 787
  • Dreamliners; economy fares begin at $159.90 one way
  • Direct competition: None direct,

BUT there is overlapping service between the various airports in each metro area. British Airways, United and Virgin Atlantic fly nonstop between Miami and London Heathrow. British Airways also flies to London Heathrow from San Jose, California.

SCHEDULE CHANGES

1) Paris Charles de Gaulle

  • Denver: Increases to three flights a week, up from two.
  • Fort Lauderdale: Increases to three flights a week, up from two.
  • Los Angeles: Increases to daily service, up from six flights a week.

2) Rome

  • Los Angeles: Increases to four flights a week, up from three.
  • Oakland: Increases to three flights a week, up from two.

3) Madrid

  • New York JFK: Increases to daily service, up from four flights a week.

OTHER NEW NORWEGIAN ROUTES FOR 2019*

*= Routes from North American; all previously announced

  • Hamilton, Ontario-Dublin, Ireland (Begins March 31)

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