New Norwegian Hubs for London Gatwick and Alicante

New Norwegian Hubs for London Gatwick and Alicante

Norwegian Air Shuttle is to establish a new hub at London Gatwick in spring 2013 and will establish another at Alicante, Spain. Norwegian will offer flights to 14 Mediterranean destinations and to the Nordic region from London.


Norwegian will commence operations at London Gatwick with three Boeing 737-800s and increase to four aircraft by the end of the year. Norwegian already has more than 100 weekly departures between the Nordic region and London.

The Alicante base will be in addition to already established bases at Malaga and Las Palmas.

Bjørn Kjos, Chief Executive, said: “The new base in England will enable Norwegian to better meet the head-on competition from Asian and European carriers in the long-haul market.” A new base for the company’s subsidiary for long-haul flights is being established in Bangkok.

The Mediterranean routes from London Gatwick will be to Alicante, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Faro, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Marseille, Nice, Palma, Rome, Split, Tenerife and Tromso.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

Aer Lingus All Set to Fly Dublin-Minneapolis/St Paul

Michael FloodMay 23, 2019

Amadeus Boosts Accommodation Content by 30% with Partnership

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

Las Vegas to Get New Non-Stop Service from Paris with LEVEL Airlines

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

ITTN’s Great Value Travel Deals – 23rd May 2019

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

CAR Renews Travel Agent Licence, Records New Addresses for Another

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

Two Irish Ferries Offers on Travel to France

Neil SteedmanMay 23, 2019

Amadeus Prepares for Take-Off with Live Travel Space

Ian BloomfieldMay 21, 2019

Air Canada to Purchase Air Transat

Michael FloodMay 21, 2019

Royal Caribbean Unveils Unprecedented Entertainment Lineup on Spectrum

Neil SteedmanMay 21, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland