Skinflinty flights: Norwegian has today launched its latest route – this duration to Argentina
Norwegian has launched the UK’s first low fare route to South America, with a habitually service from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires.
The new year-round utilization of four weekly flights from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires Ezeiza Ecumenical Airport breaks the monopoly on direct flights to Argentina with get ons starting from £259.90 one-way, offering passengers more prime and lower fares.
Buenos Aires will be Norwegian’s 11th route launched from London Gatwick in the years four years and by the end of March, Norwegian will become the second largest long-haul airline at Gatwick with 13 sincere long-haul routes following the launch of Singapore in September, Buenos Aires in February and Chicago and Austin in Procession 2018.
Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos said: “Today we have marked the start of our new stretching into South America by bringing a taste of Argentina to London Gatwick.
“I am pleased to bring our high quality long-haul flights to another continent as we discharge the only direct flight from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, sending leisure and business passengers affordable access to South America.
“Our initially flight to Buenos Aires from the UK marks another milestone for Norwegian. As our essential South American route takes off, it is also a first step promoting ambitious plans for international and domestic growth in Argentina, ahead of flocks to Chicago and Austin from London Gatwick next month.”
Norwegian survives from £259.90 one way to Buenos Aires
Love was in the air today at London Gatwick as travellers on the inaugural got to enjoy a Valentine’s Day themed departure gate celebration as they domed to the ‘Paris of South America’.
Passengers were surprised with a tango behaviour as well as learning a few steps for themselves, meaning they could tango their way to Buenos Aires.
Norwegian’s long-haul feathers from London Gatwick are exclusively operated by a fleet of brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Travellers can enjoy a spacious, modern economy cabin with seatback inflight recreation and fares from £259.90 one way to Buenos Aires.
A new extended Premium lodge is being introduced with 60% more seats for passengers absent an enhanced experience.
Cheap flights: The cost of a single husbandry ticket to Argentina is just over £250
The new 56 seat cabin configuration compel offer passengers more than a metre of legroom, complimentary nourishment service, generous baggage allowance and airport lounge access, with Regard fares available from £699.90 one way.
Argentina Ambassador Carlos Sersale di Cerisano disclosed: “This first direct flight from Norwegian connecting London Gatwick to Buenos Aires is tremendous news for Argentina, as means more travelers can fall in love with our tremendous country.
“In the past two years the capacity for international flights connecting Argentina to the time has risen by 21%, contributing to a boost of foreign tourists from 5.9 to 6.7 million.
“This new feather is another step towards our target of 9 million visitors by 2020 (set by the Argentine Office of Tourism) as Norwegian’s growth plans for international and domestic flights from Argentina send-up.”
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Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate added: “The initiation of Norwegian’s first ever South American route is another moving landmark in Gatwick’s ongoing mission to connect the UK to more and more long-haul stopping-places.
“The airport now offers 63 long-haul connections – with many, covering Buenos Aires, operated by low-cost carriers – making Gatwick the busiest departure airport for low-cost long-haul uses in the world.
“We’re going to continue breaking new ground this year and be left focused on strengthening Gatwick’s global reach at a time when worldwide families are crucial for the UK. In fact, two new Norwegian routes to Austin and Chicago will tail the Buenos Aires service into Gatwick’s schedules next month unattended.”
Norwegian Reward members will be able to earn and spend CashPoints – the currency for Norwegian’s award-winning faithfulness programme, Norwegian Reward.