Norwegian will add new flight crew bases and plans to hire pilots and flight attendants at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport and Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, New York, about 60 miles north of New York City. Year-round flights from those airports to Edinburgh, Scotland, begin in June, and to four airports in Ireland and Northern Ireland in July.
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The transatlantic routes will operate on a new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and passengers will be able to travel in economy cabins with hot and cold food options available for purchase.
Norwegian carries 4.5 million passengers in the United Kingdom every year, and first introduced low-cost, long-haul flights back in 2014.
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