Norwegian to open Los Angeles crew base as route expansion continues

Norwegian to open Los Angeles crew base as route expansion continues

Norwegian has announced further expansion of its long-haul networks with four new routes between Europe and the United States to Europe.

The low-cost carrier will fly from New York City/JFK and Los Angeles to Madrid; New York City/JFK to Amsterdam; and Los Angeles to Milan.

Norwegian now offers 61 non-stop transatlantic routes between the US and Europe.

To support the continuous growth at Los Angeles International Airport, Norwegian will open its fourth American crew base with 150 cabin crewmembers during the first quarter of 2018.

The airline already has four crew bases for cabin crew and pilots in the US.

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Norwegian chief executive, Bjorn Kjos, said: “This year has been a year of exponential growth for Norwegian in Europe and the United States.

“Next year, we will continue our long-haul expansion by offering passengers easy and affordable connections between the US and some of Europe’s most exciting cities.”

The service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Madrid-Barajas Airport will launch on July 18th, 2018, and operate three times per week.

Flights to Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport will launch on May 7th, 2018, and will operate four times per week.

Norwegian will launch a new route from Los Angeles International Airport to Madrid will launch on July 16th, 2018, and will operate four times per week.

Service to Milan-Malpensa Airport will launch on June 18th, 2018, and will also operate four times per week.