New flights from major US East Coast gateways for Norwegian Air
Jul 05, 2015
NEW YORK, NY
Norwegian Air to serve the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe. In total, seven weekly non-stop flights from East Coast cities New York, Boston and Baltimore/Washington DC will start on December 3rd 2015.
Under the "Open Skies Treaty” between the U.S and the E.U., European airline Norwegian will connect the French Caribbean Guadeloupe Islands to three major East coast gateways. Service will operate as follows:
To and from Pointe-A-Pitre (PTP), Guadeloupe. FWI
- • New York (JFK) – Three times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
• Baltimore/Washington, D.C. (BWI) - Twice weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays
• Boston (BOS) - Twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays
Norwegian operates one of the world’s most modern and eco-friendly fleets. On the U.S.-Caribbean routes, the airline will fly its new Boeing 737-800s with 186 comfortable, leather seats and it will be the first airline to offer free Wi-Fi on flights to the Caribbean. With the new service, Norwegian will offer US-based customers some of the lowest fares to the Caribbean, with an introductory fare starting at $79 one way, valid from all three U.S. airports and starting at $99 one way from Guadeloupe (PTP).
"Since 2012 U.S arrivals have increased by 29%, building year after year as Americans discover our unspoiled destination. The increasing demand of Americans in experiential travel and Eco Tourism have made the French Archipelago of Guadeloupe a perfect match for educated adventure travelers, sailors and long time Francophiles. The affordable Norwegian airfare will attract younger travelers in search of pristine natural settings and unpretentious atmosphere "says Sandra Venite, USA Regional Manager, Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board.
To celebrate Norwegian’s new routes, the airline has partnered with the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board to launch a sweepstakes for one lucky person in Boston, Baltimore/Washington D.C. and New York City metro areas to win a trip for two to the archipelago, including flights on Norwegian and six nights at one of the islands’ top resorts: La Creole Beach Hotel & Spa, Langley Fort Royal Resort and Auberge de la Vieille Tour Hotel. Click here to enter the contest (open to U.S. residents only).
«Our hotel group is looking forward to welcoming these new American guests in one of our seven properties located throughout the archipelago » says Carole Adam, VP Sales & Marketing Des Hotel et Des Iles Group.