Wednesday, December 22, 2010

New direct flights from Norway - rumors and hearsay!

Air carriers are increasingly wooing the affluent Norwegian travelers. Lately there have been many rumors and much hearsay on who will fly from where and what new destinations that will be offered to travelers in 2011.

Ryanair considering flights from Trondheim Airport
Photo: Skaug4
Irish air carrier are well established at Rygge Airport and Torp Airport and does also operate flights from Haugesund Airport on Norway's west coast.

Latest hearsay tells that the next airport in line to get Ryanair flights may be Værnes airport, Trondheim.

The Norwegian travel site states that the first Ryanair flights from Trondheim may leave in April 2011

Air Berlin: Palma de Mallorca next direct destination from Norway?

Photo: Air Berlin
German budget air carrier Air Berlin is now operating daily direct flights from Oslo to Berlin. This gives travelers access to its large number of destination in Europe and beyond.

The Airline may increase the number of daily flights to Berlin, and may open direct flights from Oslo to Palma de Mallorca in 2011, according to the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

Scandinavian Airlines: Persistant rumors of new direct flights Oslo Bangkok
Photo: Roger Price

There is another rumor in the Norwegian flight market that simply will not go away. claims that Bangkok in Thailand is the next non-stop destination for Scandinavian Airlines

Thailand is getting increasingly popular by Norwegian tourists. Thai Airlines is already operating non-stop flights from Oslo, and many chartered flights is shuttling from the far north to the white sandy beaches of Thailand.

Scandinavian Airlines starts non-stop flights to Newark in March 2011. The rumors off direct flights to Bangkok is vehemently denied by the company's chief press officer Elisabeth Manzi.

I'll keep you posted!

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