Norwegian finally announces lift-off for US services

Despite Cork boost, Dublin gets lion's share of new transatlantic flights

23rd February, 2017
Norwegian plans US flights from Ireland. Pic: Pixabay

Budget airline Norwegian has unveiled long-awaited plans for transatlantic services from Ireland to the US.

After a long battle to acquire a licence for the routes, Norwegian said today that it would be launching 10 new routes this summer from Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Belfast and Edinburgh.

Despite the initial focus on the prospect of new services for Cork and Shannon, Dublin Airport is the big winner from the new services.

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