Norwegian Expands With More Routes Between Europe and the US, With Fares Starting at $199 One-Way

Dec 14, 2017

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Norwegian is adding more routes to its ever-expanding US network. In 2018, the low-cost carrier will launch new flights between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) to several European destinations.

Here’s the complete information for each of the routes the carrier is set to launch:

New York (JFK) to Madrid (MAD)

Norwegian’s JFK-MAD route will launch on July 18, 2018, with three weekly flights. Fares start at $229 and $649 one-way in economy and Premium, respectively. Here’s the flight schedule:

  • DY7702 New York (JFK) 10:00pm Departure ⇒ Madrid (MAD) 11:10am (+1) Arrival — Operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • DY7703 Madrid (MAD) 10:55am Departure ⇒ New York (JFK) 1:00pm Arrival — Operates on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

New York (JFK) to Amsterdam (AMS)

The carrier’s new JFK-AMS route will launch on May 7, 2018, and will operate with four times weekly. Fares start at $199 and $619 one-way in economy and Premium, respectively. Here’s the flight schedule:

  • DY7700 New York (JFK) 6:30pm Departure ⇒ Amsterdam (AMS) 7:30 (+1) Arrival — Operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • DY7701 Amsterdam (AMS) 12:25pm Departure ⇒ New York (JFK) 2:25pm Arrival — Operates on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Los Angeles (LAX) to Madrid (MAD)

Norwegian’s new LAX-MAD route will launch on July 16, 2018, and will operate four times weekly. Fares start at $229 and $729 one-way in economy and Premium, respectively. Here’s the flight schedule:

  • DY7742 Los Angeles (LAX) 6:40pm Departure ⇒ Madrid (MAD) 2:20pm (+1) Arrival — Operates on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • DY7742 Los Angeles (LAX) 9:50pm Departure ⇒ Madrid (MAD) 5:30pm (+1) Arrival — Operates on Mondays
  • DY7743 Madrid (MAD) 1:40pm Departure ⇒ Los Angeles (LAX) 4:40pm Arrival — Operates on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • DY7743 Madrid (MAD) 4:50pm Departure ⇒ Los Angeles (LAX) 7:50pm Arrival — Operates on Mondays

Los Angeles (LAX) to Milan (MXP)

The route between LAX and MXP will launch on June 18, 2018, with four flights weekly. Fares start at $229 and $739 one-way in economy and Premium, respectively. Here’s the flight schedule:

  • DY7748 Los Angeles (LAX) 8:00pm Departure ⇒ Milan (MXP) 4:15pm (+1) Arrival — Operates on Sundays
  • DY7748 Los Angeles (LAX) 2:05pm Departure ⇒ Milan (MXP) 10:20am (+1) Arrival — Operates on Tuesdays
  • DY7748 Los Angeles (LAX) 6:40pm Departure ⇒ Milan (MXP) 2:55pm (+1) Arrival — Operates on Wednesdays
  • DY7748 Los Angeles (LAX) 11:10pm Departure ⇒ Milan (MXP) 7:25pm (+1) Arrival — Operates on Thursdays
  • DY7749 Milan (MXP) 8:50am Departure ⇒ Los Angeles (LAX) 12:05pm Arrival — Operates on Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • DY7749 Milan (MXP) 1:25pm Departure ⇒ Los Angeles (LAX) 4:40pm Arrival — Operates on Wednesdays
  • DY7749 Milan (MXP) 5:55pm Departure ⇒ Los Angeles (LAX) 9:10pm Arrival — Operates on Thursdays

All of these new routes will be operated with one of the carrier’s 787-9 aircraft. With the launch of these routes, Norwegian offers 61 nonstop transatlantic routes to 16 European destinations. Fares for all of these new routes are now available to book on Norwegian’s website.

In addition, Norwegian is establishing its fourth American crew base in Los Angeles (LAX). The carrier will base 150 crew members at the new crew hub. The airline also said in a press release that it has acquired an additional 28 slots at London Gatwick (LGW), which will allow it to continue to expand its presence at the airport. It will announce how it will allocate those slots in the future.

Even though Norwegian is a low-cost carrier, TPG staff has found flying the airline to be a generally solid experience. Assistant Editor Brendan Dorsey flew Norwegian to Martinique (FDF) in the French Caribbean and wrote that he’d “definitely be looking for more opportunities to fly it” in the future.

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