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Old October 29th, 2016, 12:21 PM   #101
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Not yet announced officially, but very likely a hub is going to be launched in Amsterdam (AMS), likely with long-haul flights!

http://www.rishworthaviation.com/new...roved-pay.aspx

They're looking for pilots for 787's.
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Old October 31st, 2016, 11:24 PM   #102
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It's sad that Norwegian doesn't expand their long-haul operation in Scandinavia anymore.
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Old November 8th, 2016, 11:06 AM   #103
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WOW air opens new Iceland-Pittsburgh route



Ticket sales opened yesterday for a new WOW air route connecting Iceland with the US city of Pittsburgh.

Flights will commence on 16 June and will be flown four times a week all year round. This is the first time there has ever been a direct scheduled service from Iceland to Pittsburgh.

“In light of the great success we have been having in the North American market, we have decided to add Pittsburgh to our rapidly growing network,” says CEO of Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air.

Airbus A321 aircraft will be used for the new route. Flights will depart from Iceland at 3:00pm and land in Pittsburgh at 5:30pm local time.

Ticket sales are now also open for a new scheduled route from Iceland to Brussels, Belgium commencing 2 June 2017
A new route from Reykjavik to the Irish city of Cork is starting next spring.

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Old January 13th, 2017, 09:33 PM   #104
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Today Finnair route AY666 from CPH to HEL with a 13 year old airplane arrived in Helsinki without any problems.


Some of the article is in Danish but you´ll probably figure it out.

http://ekstrabladet.dk/nyheder/samfu...enhavn/6490576
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Old February 23rd, 2017, 08:08 PM   #105
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Norwegian announced first B737 MAX transatlantic routes from Ireland and UK

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Low-cost airline announces 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Dublin to greater New York, Boston and New England areas
http://media.norwegian.com/uk/#/pres...cities-1823267
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Old April 11th, 2017, 04:53 PM   #106
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Scandinavian's ATR72-600 OY-JZG at CPH

Scandinavian's ATR72-600 OY-JZG at CPH (Copenhagen) by ChennaiPlaneSpotter, on Flickr

Scandinavian's A340-300 LN-RKP at CPH

Scandinavian's A340-300 LN-RKP at CPH (Copenhagen) by ChennaiPlaneSpotter, on Flickr

Scandinavian's A321 LN-RKK at CPH

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Old May 20th, 2017, 08:46 PM   #107
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Not sure where this news go:

Norwegian to expand with new airline in Argentina

Norwegian is set to launch a subsidiary airline in Argentina.

The group established Norwegian Air Argentina in January 2017, with plans to operate both domestic and international flights from a Buenos Aires base pending government approval.

Norwegian’s CEO Bjorn Kjos has said that the airline would fly to Argentina from its Gatwick hub, linking the South American country with European cities such as Paris, Barcelona, Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm.

CEO of Norwegian Air Argentina, Ole Christian Melhus, said: “Argentina is an interesting market with great potential that fits Norwegian’s global strategy very well, combining affordable domestic and international flights.

“We have been very well received by Argentinian authorities and look forward to a fruitful relationship going forward.”

Norwegian has applied for an Argentinian Air Operator’s Certificate. If granted, the airline will announce and begin selling routes routes from Argentina by the end of this year.

British Airways is the only current carrier to fly direct to Argentina with a service between Heathrow and Buenos Aires.

https://www.businesstraveller.com/bu...ine-argentina/

They have orders for 10 B737-800
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Old May 23rd, 2017, 03:36 PM   #108
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Old September 1st, 2017, 11:43 PM   #109
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Finnair continues on growth path next year in Asia and Europe. The airline also recently posted its tenth consecutive quarterly improvement and all-time high profit for Q2.

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Finnair expands its growing network in China with new year-round route to Nanjing

Further strengthening its solid presence in China, Finnair today announced the opening of a new year-round route between Helsinki and Nanjing, China. Located along Yangtse River, Nanjing is one of the four ancient capitals of China, and a vibrant center for culture and economy. With a population of over 8 million people, Nanjing is an important commercial hub and leisure destination with growing passenger and cargo demand.

Offering convenient transfers to Finnair’s network of over 100 destinations, the new route between Helsinki and Nanjing will be operated three times per week during the summer season and two times per week during the winter season.

The opening of the Nanjing route will increase Finnair’s growing footprint in Northeast Asia, with the Finnish carrier flying to seven destinations in Greater China during the 2018 summer season. Altogether, Finnair will fly 38 weekly flights to Greater China, flying daily flights to both Beijing and Shanghai, 4 weekly flights to both Chongqing and Guangzhou, three weekly flights to both Nanjing and Xi’an as well as 10 weekly flights to Hong Kong.
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The inaugural flight to Nanjing will take place on May 13, 2018 and the new route will be operated with an Airbus A330 aircraft. --

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Summer 2018: Finnair continues strong growth, opens new routes to Lisbon and Stuttgart, increases capacity for popular destinations

In line with its growth strategy, Finnair is adding two new European routes for its summer 2018 lineup including new non-stop flights to Lisbon and Stuttgart, as well as increasing capacity to Tokyo, Chicago, San Francisco, Bangkok and Delhi. Finnair will also be increasing capacity on several of its popular short-haul destinations during the summer 2018 season.

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Finnair will add capacity to its popular long-haul destinations for the summer 2018 season:
  • Finnair’s flight to Chicago will become daily with the addition of two new weekly frequencies from April to October
  • Finnair’s three weekly flights to San Francisco will now have a longer operating season, flying from May 3 to September 27. All of Finnair’s flights to the USA are operated as a joint business with American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia
  • Finnair will now fly double daily to Tokyo Narita with three new weekly frequencies. Together with Japan Airlines, Finnair will now offer three daily flights as part of its joint business with British Airways and Iberia
  • Three new weekly frequencies will be added to the Bangkok route, serving 10 weekly frequencies during the summer season and 16 frequencies during the winter season
  • An additional weekly frequency will be added to the Delhi route bringing it to four weekly frequencies during the summer season and six frequencies during the winter season

In addition, Finnair is increasing frequencies for several popular European destinations during the summer 2018 season:
  • Seventeen new weekly frequencies to Tallinn, flying up to ten times daily
  • An additional daily flight to Moscow, serving the Russian capital three times daily, and up to six times daily in co-operation with Aeroflot Russian Airlines. In addition, the three daily frequencies between Helsinki and St. Petersburg will now be flown with an Embraer jet aircraft.
  • An additional daily frequency to Gdansk, serving the Polish Baltic Sea city with two daily flights
  • Four additional weekly frequencies to Edinburgh
  • Four additional frequencies to Barcelona between June and August, bringing it to fourteen weekly
  • Three additional weekly frequencies to Madrid from June to October, bringing it to ten weekly frequencies
  • Two additional weekly frequencies to Reykjavik, serving the Icelandic capital with multiple daily flights in co-operation with Icelandair
  • One additional weekly frequency to Dublin, Dubrovnik, Malaga, Tel Aviv, Billund, Venice, Chania, Skiathos, Santorini, Rhodes, Heraklion, and Corfu
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Old September 3rd, 2017, 10:48 AM   #110
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Old September 20th, 2017, 03:34 AM   #111
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Norwegian Air's first flight to Denver ceremony



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Best of luck to Norwegian Air and congrats to Denver!
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Old December 14th, 2017, 07:40 PM   #112
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Norwegian with new long-haul flights to the US from MAD, MXP and AMS
http://media.norwegian.com/us/#/pres...-milan-2331051
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Old January 10th, 2018, 07:05 AM   #113
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Icelandair announces Kansas City

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Starting May 26th 2018, Icelandair will offer seasonal, 3 weekly flights between Kansas City and Reykjavik. It will be Kansas City's first even scheduled transatlantic service.

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http://www.kansascity.com/news/polit...193716934.html
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