North American travelers got another choice for trips to Europe this week with the dispatch of Norwegian Air’s direct flights from Oakland International Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle.
The LCC (Low Cost Carrier) has been revealing air flight tickets as low as $179 one-way (in addition to charges) for the 11-hour Boeing 787 flights, which will fly four days a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday).
Remember that Norwegian’s base charges for travel in the economy cabin don’t cover much aside from a seat and one lightweight suitcase of 10 kilograms or less; the carrier attaches extra expenses for different services and amenities like a checked bag, a reserved seat, in-flight refreshments, and even covers and headsets.
The airline likewise offers a superior cabin at higher costs that incorporate on-board refreshments, one carry-on, two checked bags, a reserved seat and lounge access at select airports. You can acquire more info of Norwegian’s fares types and charges here.
Norwegian has established on Oakland International as its air terminal of choice in the Bay Area, and the low-cost carrier has been extending transatlantic routes there since it began Oakland service in 2014. In February, it included Oakland-Rome direct flights, bringing fares down in that market, and it likewise flies from OAK to London Gatwick, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Barcelona.
The new Oakland-Paris service is only one of a few European routes being included or expanded for Bay Area travelers this year.
One month from now, Iberia Airlines is expected to dispatch non-stop flights from San Francisco International to Madrid, Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport.
- French airline called French Bee is due to begin flying between SFO and Paris Orly as one leg of its new Paris-Tahiti benefit.
- Last month, Lufthansa continued San Jose-Frankfurt flights.
- Finnair’s SFO-Helsinki route, which should end in late September, has been extended at least through December 5.
- Icelandair is expected to resume flights from San Francisco International to Reykjavik in June, with ahead connections to two dozen European cities.
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