Norwegian continues UK’s cheapest Caribbean flights

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

norwegianNorwegian, Europe’s third largest low-cost carrier, is bringing back the UK’s only direct flights to Puerto Rico from November following a successful first winter season with fares now available from £159 one-way incl. taxes.

The carrier launched low-cost flights to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico last November with the current season extended to next month due to high demand.

From 2 November, Norwegian will continue its popular service to the island’s capital San Juan with twice weekly direct flights from Gatwick on the airline’s brand new larger Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. With more than 25,000 seats on sale, these new aircraft offer 18% more seats per flight in two classes – Premium and Economy - giving passengers a more comfortable travel experience.

With an earlier scheduled arrival time in Puerto Rico from last season, passengers will be able to meet cruise line departures and make flight connections to other Caribbean islands more easily.

Puerto Rico is one of seven direct low-cost long-haul routes operated by Norwegian from London Gatwick. The service will operate throughout the winter season until 22 March 2017.

Flight schedule - Gatwick to Puerto Rico

  • Departs Wednesday at 0930      Arrives Wednesday at 14:45
  • Departs Saturday at 1035          Arrives Saturday at 15:50

Flight schedule – Puerto Rico to Gatwick

  • Departs Wednesday at 1700     Arrives Thursday at 0505
  • Departs Saturday at 1755         Arrives Sunday at 0600

Norwegian also serves New York, Los Angeles, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando and is launching new routes to Boston from 27 March and San Francisco-Oakland from 12 May with fares starting from £135 one way incl. taxes.

This summer, Norwegian has put on sale a record 425,000 low-cost long-haul seats on sale.



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