Norwegian has launched its first flight from the United States to Amsterdam’s Airport Schiphol. The airline’s first-ever nonstop flight to Amsterdam from the U.S. departs from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Norwegians Boeing B 787 Dreamliner at Oslo Airport (©otoerres)

– Amsterdam is one of the most popular cities in Europe, as well as a favorite among Americans, so it was a clear choice to add to our route network as we continue to expand our transatlantic presence. We are excited to give New Yorkers a more affordable direct access to Holland. Travelers will be able to enjoy award-winning service onboard our brand-new fleet, whilst saving their money, said Thomas Ramdahl, Norwegian’s Chief Communications Officer.

The new Amsterdam service will operate four times per week from New York City. The new route expands Norwegian’s presence at New York’s JFK Airport with six direct routes to Europe, as well as two to the French Caribbean. Norwegian will add its seventh European route from JFK to Madrid on July 16.

– We are thrilled that travelers in the New York region have a new, affordable way to travel to Holland with Norwegian’s new direct route,”said Antonia Koedijk, Director, North America, Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions.

– More and more Americans are visiting Holland each year, and we think Norwegian’s modern, yet cost-efficient, way of flying fits perfectly with our travelers who are looking to explore Holland in a different way.”

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