A ribbon cutting was conducted on 28 March to officially open Norwegian’s newest route from Copenhagen – Oakland. Among those at the celebration was Morten Mortensen, Director of Airlines Sales and Route Development, Copenhagen Airport (second-left). The airline will operate flights between Copenhagen and Oakland on its 787-8s.
Norwegian celebrated the start of flights between Copenhagen and Oakland on 28 March, with the Californian airport providing passengers on the first return flight free water and a sweet treat which was decorated with the Danish flag. The 8,787-kilometre link between the Danish capital and Oakland will be flown twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Saturdays).
Gothenburg Airport celebrated with a ribbon cutting the start of Norwegian flights to Split on 30 March, while smoothies were provided for the first passengers to enjoy. Seen conducting the cutting of the ribbon are the inaugural flight captain and Gothenburg Airport Director Charlotte Ljunggren. Norwegian will operate the route twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) on its 737-800s. No other airline serves the 1,593-kilometre route.
- Norwegian launched its newest long-haul connection from Copenhagen (CPH) on 28 March, an 8,787-kilometre link to Oakland (OAK). Flown on the airline’s 787-8s twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Saturdays), Oakland becomes Norwegian’s 10th long-haul destination from Copenhagen, with it joining Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Orlando, San Juan and St Croix. No other airline currently offers direct competition between Copenhagen and Oakland. However, SAS does operate a daily service between the Danish capital and nearby San Francisco. For Oakland, this is Norwegian’s fourth route from Europe, with Copenhagen flights joining London Gatwick, Oslo Gardermoen and Stockholm Arlanda services. With this launch it means that Norwegian now provides 10 weekly flights between Europe and Oakland. Along with its newest long-haul connection, Norwegian has also expanded in the intra-European market, starting a 1,593-kilometre link from Gothenburg (GOT) to Split (SPU) in Croatia. Inaugurated on 30 March, flights on the city pair will be flown on Norwegian’s 737-800s twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) facing no direct competition.