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Norwegian continues its expansion in the Nordic region – launching 34 new routes

Press Release   •   Nov 22, 2011 08:30 GMT

Norwegian (NAS) continues its expansion in the Nordic region, launching 34 new routes from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to popular destinations all over Europe. The new routes will commence with the summer schedule starting in March 2012. 

"Norwegian is a strong player in the Nordic market and a fast growing airline. Brand-new and more environmentally friendly aircraft with free in-flight WiFi has proven to be a success as more and more passengers choose to travel with us. With an expanding network, of nearly 300 routes, we are able to offer even more flexibility to our customers in terms of connecting flights,” said Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos.

As well as launching new routes, Norwegian adds more capacity to 40 of its most popular routes, particularly to destinations around the Mediterranean.

The addition of the new services means that Norwegian will offer a choice of over 297 routes connecting its bases across the Nordic region to key airports all over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

When the new routes start in March 2012, 80 percent of Norwegian’s aircraft fleet will be WiFi equipped, making it easy for passengers to surf online at 30,000 feet.

Tickets for the new destinations will be available for sale at as of Wednesday 23 November.

New routes from Norway
Oslo: Ajaccio/Corsica, Andøya, Bratislava, Kiev, Reykjavik, Skiathos
Bergen: Edinburgh
Sandefjord/Torp: Antalya, Bergen, Berlin, Evenes, Las Palmas, Nice, Palma/Mallorca, Trondheim
Trondheim: Berlin

New routes from Sweden:
Stockholm: Amsterdam, Corfu, Krakow, Riga, Vaasa
Gothenburg: London Gatwick

New routes from Denmark:
Copenhagen:, Belgrade, Bratislava, Burgas, Marseille, Milan, Riga, Szczecin
Aalborg: Berlin

New routes from Finland:
Helsinki: Corfu, Palma/Mallorca, Paris, Rhodes,

For more information contact Norwegian’s press department at + 47 815 11 816

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian,” is a public low-cost airline noted on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company is the second largest airline in Scandinavia, and has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East. With competitive prices and customer friendly solutions and service, the company has experienced significant growth over the previous years. With more than 13 million passengers in 2010, Norwegian is the 3rd largest low-cost airline in Europe. Norwegian currently operates 59 aircraft on 297 routes to 100 destinations and employs approximately 2 500 people.