After a three-year battle with US airline interests, Norwegian Air has received the go-ahead to launch its transatlantic operation. The carrier will fly to airports close to New York and Boston from Cork, Shannon, Dublin and Belfast commencing in June 2017. This will be first regular transatlantic service from Cork.
At present the chosen US airports have limited onward destination flights. The bulk of the carrier’s fleet consists of B-737 aircraft, similar to those flown by Ryanair and with limited opportunity to carry cargo.