Thursday, August 23, 2007

14 new services from Norwegian Air Shuttle from Europe to Rygge Airport

October 1st the Eastern part of Norway get another major airport. Rygge airport is expected to be an important alternative to Oslo Airport Gardermoen and Sandefjord Airport Torp, the latter the main hub for Ryanairs services from Norway to the continent and the UK.

Until now there has been no interest from the major airlines to operate flights from the new airport. This changed today, August 23rd, as the major Norwegian low cost air carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle announced that they have 12 services from Europe to Rygge. They are:


  • Rygge - Alicante
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
    First flight: Frebruary 15th
  • Rygge - Athens
    Days: Thursday and Sunday
    First flight: March 13th
  • Rygge - Barcelona (NEW)
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
    First flight: February 15th
  • Rygge - Belgrade
    Days: Wednesday and Saturday
    First flight: March 15th
  • Rygge - Bergen
    Days: Daily
    First flight: March 13th
  • Rygge - Budapest
    Days: Thursday and Sunday
    First flight: March 14th
  • Rygge - Istanbul
    Days: Monday and Friday
    First flight: March 14th
  • Rygge - London
    Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
    First flight: March 13th
  • Rygge - Malaga
    Days: Tuesday and Saturday
    First flight: February 16th
  • Rygge - Marrakech
    Days: Thursday
    First flight: April 3rd
  • Rygge - Palanga (NEW)
    Days: Tursday and Saturday
    First flight: February 16th
  • Rygge - Szczecin
    Days: Tuesday and Saturday
    First flight: February 16th
  • Rygge - Valencia
    Days: Tuesday and Saturday
    First flight: March 15th
  • Rygge - Warzawa
    Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    First flight: March 14th
Norwegian has not informed whether they will move some of the services currently operating from Oslo Airport or whether they also will continue their current flight schedule from the main airport in the Oslo area.

Enjoy Food & Travel will keep you posted....

Read more on this story at the Aftenposten web site

See what services Norwegian Air Shuttle operates from Europe and the UK to Norway on their official website

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