Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its UK expansion this week with the launch of its newest route from Edinburgh to the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona.
Norwegian’s brand new twice weekly flights to Barcelona take off, departing on Wednesdays and Saturdays offering passengers an ideal schedule for a short summer getaway.
More than 15,000 seats are available to book with the only airline at Edinburgh offering passengers free inflight Wi-Fi on brand new 186 seat aircraft.
Barcelona continues to offer something new and amazes visitors with its Mediterranean culture, traditions, gastronomy and heritage.
The city’s Modernista sites, including Casa de les Punxes, are opening their doors for public visits and holidaymakers can also access, a world of nature, charming coastal villages and vineyards beyond Barcelona.
The Catalan capital becomes Norwegian’s sixth route from Edinburgh Airport as the airline is also considering new transatlantic flights from the Scottish capital using state-of the-art aircraft such as the new Boeing 737 MAX, giving passengers even more affordable choice to the world’s top destinations.
Thomas Ramdahl, chief commercial officer at Norwegian said: “We have major expansions plans at Edinburgh as our affordable flights are continuing to be a huge draw for Scottish passengers.
“Last year was our busiest ever at the airport with over 200,000 passengers flying with us and now holidaymakers can combine city, sun and sand with Norwegian’s new affordable flights to Barcelona.
Norwegian already serves five business and leisure destinations from Edinburgh Airport to Malaga, Tenerife, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo having flown more than one million passengers since the airline began flights from the airport in 2009.