Norwegian Scraps Long Haul Routes From Copenhagen & Stockholm

Norwegian long haul cuts

Low-cost specialist Norwegian has announced today that it will be dropping all its long haul flights from both Sweden and Denmark from the end of March onwards. The airline blames the change on lack of demand as well as issues with the Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines on its Dreamliners.

Details of the route closures

Norwegian has issued a statement today, which says that the airline has undertaken wat it calls a ‘thorough’; review of all its long haul operations. From March 29th, Norwegian’s long-haul routes out of Stockholm and Copenhagen will be discontinued. This will affect routes to the USA and Thailand, including New York, Los Angeles, Bangkok and Krabi. The international routes from Oslo remain in place, for the time being. This affects the route program.” 

  • Scandinavia is not large enough to maintain intercontinental flights from Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen”.
  • Norwegian now offers 50 routes between Europe and the United States and is the largest foreign airline in New York”.

Collected and summarized from the source below by Minh Pham