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Tue, 26 June 2018

Norwegian to Launch Flights Between Ireland and Canada

Norwegian has unveiled plans to launch its first flights between Ireland and Canada.

Scheduled to commence on 31 March 2019, the new daily service between Dublin and Hamilton Toronto will mark the first direct flight between the two cities.

Fares start from 189 one way and can already be booked.

Norwegians daily nonstop flights from Dublin to Hamilton Toronto will be operated using Boeing 737 MAX aircraft offering 189 seats in a single class cabin.

Bjrn Kjos, Chief Executive Officer at Norwegian, said, Not only is this the first ever direct route between Dublin and Hamilton Toronto, but it is also our first ever service between Europe and Canada. We are committed to providing Irish passengers with greater choice and lower fares across our network as we continue to invest in the Irish market. We look forward to welcoming passengers on board our new service to Canada from March 2019.

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Hamilton, located in the Canadian province Ontario, is ideally situated to allow passengers easy access to major cities and attractions in the vicinity. Toronto is less than 50 minutes from the city, Buffalo New York and Niagara Falls are only one hour away. Lake Erie, the fourth largest of the Great Lakes in North America, is a short one-hour drive from Hamilton and is renowned for its small fishing ports, beaches, fishing and diving facilities as well as vineyards situated along the coastline. The surrounding area also offers travellers a wealth of cultural experiences from the Art Gallery of Hamilton, housing the third largest permanent art collection in Canada, to the Festival of Friends held in August, Canadas largest annual free summer music spanning over three days.

Vincent Harrison, Managing Director at Dublin Airport said, Dublin Airport is delighted to see Norwegian launch this new service to Hamilton Toronto. It will be Dublin Airports fifth destination in Canada, offering further choice to the growing Canada-Ireland and Ireland-Canada markets and the overall transatlantic market between Dublin and North America.

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