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Low-cost flights have democratized the world of travel. Ensuring that you don’t have to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth to go places. So, we can only welcome the continuing growth of the likes of Norwegian.
And with expansion comes more services. Making Gran Canaria even more accessible. Here we tell you more about the new flights offered by Norwegian.
- New Norwegian Gran Canaria flights from Manchester
- Reaction from Norwegian
- Reaction from Manchester airport
1. New Norwegian Gran Canaria flights from Manchester
October 30th sees the first of Norwegian’s bi-weekly flights from Manchester airport to the Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria. Holidaymakers will fly in sparkly new Boeing 737-800 aircraft with space for 186 seats and a live TV connection. One-way fares start at £39.90 (€46,40).
2. Reaction from Norwegian
Norwegian’s chief commercial officer Thomas Ramdahl commented on the new services: “This winter is set to get warmer for Manchester as we continue creating even more affordable choices for passengers to Europe’s hottest destinations. We’ve already flown 80,000 passengers to and from Manchester this year and our growth will continue into next year thanks to the popularity of our flights. Now the Canary Islands and Spanish mainland are even closer as passengers continue to enjoy our free Wi-Fi and take advantage of our attractive fares and schedules.”
3. Reaction from Manchester airport
Stephen Turner, Manchester airport’s commercial director was equally enthusiastic about developments: “We’re delighted that Norwegian is choosing to further expand its operations from Manchester. Gran Canaria and Tenerife are great destinations for winter sun holidays and both are hugely popular with the 22 million people in our catchment area.”