Tag Archives: Gardermoen

Emirates is coming to Oslo, Norway

Emirates (Dubai) will expand its European network with a new daily flight to Oslo, Norway, from September 2, 2014 marking its third Scandinavian gateway.

Operated by a Boeing 777-300 ER, the daily service will offer three cabin classes with eight seats in First Class, 42 seats in Business Class and 310 seats in Economy Class.

In addition to passenger operations, Emirates SkyCargo will offer 23 tons of cargo capacity between the two cities. Popular commodities are expected to be; oil and gas equipment, maritime and ship spares, pharmaceuticals, seafood, chemicals, electronics, telecommunication equipment, machinery, dairy products and fruits and vegetables bound for markets like Vietnam, China and Taiwan.

Emirates new daily flight to Oslo will depart Dubai as flight EK 159 at 0700 and arrives at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen at 1210. The return flight, flight EK 160 will depart at 1355 and arrives at Dubai International Airport at 2250.

Emirates’ launch of Oslo will follow the launch of Kano and Abuja in Nigeria on August 1 and Chicago on August 5.

Copyright Photo: Andi Hiltl/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 777-31H ER A6-EGO (msn 35598) departs the runway at Zurich with the special “1,000th 777” emblem.

Emirates: AG Slide Show

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Norwegian takes delivery of its 50th new Boeing 737-800, dedicates the aircraft to UNICEF

Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian.com) (Oslo) continues to phase in brand new aircraft. The airline has taken delivery of its 50th new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The aircraft is painted in the children’s rights organization UNICEF’s colors and logo to mark the Norwegian’s signature and UNICEF partnership.

Boeing 737-8JP LN-NGE (msn 39050) in the UNICEF livery and named “Commemorative Air”, was handed over yesterday (October 1) and landed at Gardermoen in Oslo today dedicated to UNICEF. Norwegian has been working with UNICEF since 2007. In connection with the Norwegian’s 10th anniversary on September 1, Norwegian gave  NOK 1 million to UNICEF.  The aircraft will fly throughout the Norwegian’s European route network.

Copyright Photo: Norwegian Air Shuttle.

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SAS Norge to cut some flights and routes

A nice image of SAS Norge's Boeing 737-705 LN-TUK (msn 29096) at Oslo (Gardermoen).  Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer.

A nice image of SAS Norge's Boeing 737-705 LN-TUK (msn 29096) at Oslo (Gardermoen). Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer.

Scandinavian Airlines Norge (SAS Norge) (a subsidiary of Scandinavian Airlines-SAS) (Oslo) will cut some flights and routes along with some personnel. However parent SAS Group will still maintain a domestic network in Norway. Effective yesterday (September 30) the SAS Norge division is now operating under the SAS AOC. Scandinavian Airlines Norge is the result of the merger of SAS Norway and Braathens. The airline was first known as SAS Braathens, but changed its name to Scandinavian Airlines Norge in 2007.

News link:

www.norwaypost.no/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=21581

Norwegian secures financing for seven 737-800s

 

Norwegian.no's Boeing 737-81Q LN-NOC (msn 30785) with a photo image of Norwegian Ole Bull on the tail is pictured at the Oslo (Gardermoen) hub.  Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer.

Norwegian.no's Boeing 737-81Q LN-NOC (msn 30785) with a photo image of Norwegian Ole Bull on the tail is pictured at the Oslo (Gardermoen) hub. Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer.

Reuters news link:

 

www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idINL360929620090803?rpc=44