Norwegian OSL-SKP

Norwegian has undergone considerable changes in the past few years. Among many other things, it withdrew all its Boeing 787s, leaving a narrowbody-only fleet. It ended long-haul flying, focusing instead on its core short-haul Nordics markets. It closed many different AOCs and units, including Norwegian Air Argentina. Most recently, it acquired the regional Norwegian carrier […]

OSL-BKK

Norse Atlantic launched its first service to southeast Asia on Thursday 2 November, between its Oslo OSL base and Bangkok. The 8,675-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Thursdays and Saturdays departing the Norwegian capital, with its 338-seat 787-9 aircraft. It faces no competition between the two cities. During the peak holiday travel period, Norse Atlantic will increase the […]

November 10, 2023 | Latest Route News +

OSL-MIA

Norse Atlantic launched its latest transatlantic service on Monday 18 September, between its Oslo OSL base and Miami. The 7,625-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Fridays, with its 338-seat 787-9 aircraft. It faces no competition between the two cities. The launch coincides with the carrier’s introduction of 4-weekly flights between London LGW […]

September 21, 2023 | Latest Route News +

OSL-STR

SAS introduced a new seasonal service by commencing operations between Oslo OSL and Stuttgart on Thursday 6 July. The 1,290-kilometre route will initially be maintained weekly, increasing to 2-weekly from 14 August with an additional service on Tuesdays. Operations will be maintained with a wet-leased airBaltic A220-300 aircraft. The airline faces no competition on the […]

July 17, 2023 | Latest Route News +

TRF - FLR

Widerøe (IATA code WF), the Norwegian regional carrier, has introduced another international route. On 25 June it began 3-weekly service between Oslo TRF and Florence. The 1,710-kilometre route will be flown on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays using the airline’s Embraer E195s. No other carrier connects these two airports. However, SAS began service from Oslo OSL […]

July 5, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Norwegian entered the North Macedonian market on Friday 23 April by introducing flights between Oslo OSL and Skopje. The 2,155-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly with the carrier’s 186-seat 737-800s on Mondays and Fridays. It faces no direct competition on the route, however, Wizz Air maintains operations between Skopje and Oslo TRF. Norwegian’s new service will run until […]

July 4, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Oslo - USA

Some 22 European countries have non-stop flights to the US in Q2 (April-June) of this year, according to Cirium schedules information data. Four of these are Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in the Nordics. They collectively have 402,000 of the 12.1 million one-way seats – just 3%. Denmark ranks 12th out of the 22, Finland […]

SAS Flags

An airline undergoing much transformation, SAS is Europe’s eighth largest operator by flights in 1H 2023, based on Cirium schedules information. It is the leading airline serving Sweden and Denmark but is inevitably second to mainly domestic operator Widerøe in Norway. This regional carrier is synonymous with Dash 8s and short, multi-stop domestic services in […]

OSL - BER

Norwegian carrier Flyr began commercial operations from Oslo on 30 June 2021, focussing on domestic services. That remained the case during winter 2021/22, although by then the airline was offering several international routes from the Norwegian capital. However, last summer saw Flyr launch almost 30 international routes, not only from Oslo, but also from Bergen […]

January 26, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story