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Norwegian announces new two routes from Reykjavik to the Canary Islands

Press release   •   Jun 13, 2019 07:30 UTC

Norwegian is delighted to offer Icelanders two new route announcements from Reykjavik to Las Palmas and Tenerife.

From 30. October, Norwegian will offer two weekly flights from Reykjavik to Las Palmas on Wednesdays and Saturdays and from 27th October Norwegian will offer five weekly flights from Reykjavik to Tenerife on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Both routes will operate until the end of the year. 

Norwegian becomes the leading airline between Iceland and Spain
Norwegian recently became the leading airline between Iceland and Spain, having started flying between the two countries as recently as late 2016. Norwegian is also now the leading airline between Spain and all the Nordic countries. 

“We’re very happy to offer new low-cost routes from Iceland and are looking forward to welcoming even more Icelanders on board our brand new, more environmentally friendly aircraft with WiFi. We’re also expecting these new routes to be very well received by Spaniards,” says Magnus Thome Maursund, Norwegian’s Senior Vice President Commercial Short Haul.

“Norwegian has built up a solid position in Iceland and we’re pleased that we’ve now taken on the position as the leading airline between Iceland and Spain,” he adds.

The new additional routes now mean that Norwegian now offers seven direct routes from Reykjavik, five of these to Spanish destinations:

Reykjavik – Las Palmas
Reykjavik - Tenerife
Reykjavik – Madrid
Reykjavik – Barcelona
Reykjavik – Alicante
Reykjavik - Oslo
Reykjavik – Bergen

Norwegian is a listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is the world's fifth largest low-cost airline operating 500 routes to 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean, the U.S and South America. In 2018, Norwegian carried around 37 million passengers. Norwegian has almost 11,000 employees and a modern, more environmentally friendly fleet of more than 170 aircraft with an average age of 3.8 years. Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for six consecutive years from 2013-2018, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ for four consecutive years from 2015-2018 at SkyTrax World Airline Awards.

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