Norwegian is continuing its Irish expansion with the launch of the its first route to Canada.
Commencing March next year, the new daily service between Dublin and Hamilton-Toronto will mark the first direct flight between the two cities, providing passengers with greater choice and flexibility at an affordable price.
Norwegian’s daily nonstop flights will be operated using brand new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft offering 189 seats in a high quality, modern single class cabin.
Bjørn Kjos, chief executive at Norwegian, said: “Today marks a milestone in Norwegian’s transatlantic expansion from Ireland as we announce the first ever direct route
between Dublin and Hamilton-Toronto, this is also our first ever service between Europe and Canada.
“We are committed to providing Irish passengers with greater choice and lower fares across our network as we continue to invest in the Irish market.
“We look forward to welcoming passengers on board our new service to Canada from March 2019.”
Hamilton, located in the Canadian province Ontario, is ideally situated to allow passengers easy access to major cities and attractions in the vicinity.
Toronto is less than 50 minutes from the city, Buffalo New York and Niagara Falls are only one hour away.
Lake Erie, the fourth largest of the ‘Great Lakes’ in North America, is a short one-hour drive from Hamilton and is renowned for its small fishing ports, beaches, fishing and diving facilities as well as vineyards situated along the coastline.
Vincent Harrison, managing director at Dublin Airport, said: “Dublin Airport is delighted to see Norwegian launch this new service to Hamilton-Toronto.
“It will be Dublin Airport’s fifth destination in Canada, offering further choice to the growing Canada-Ireland and Ireland-Canada markets and the overall transatlantic market between Dublin and North America.”