MIAMI – The first aircraft, a 189 seater Boeing 737-800, for the newly launched Norwegian airline, Flyr, has made its way into the airline’s fleet. The type landed in the Flyr livery last Friday at Oslo Gardermoen (OSL).
The aircraft, made its ferry flight home from Shannon (SNN), under an Irish registration, EI-GUK (Pembroke). The aircraft will now bear its new Norwegian registration under LN-FGA. Further aircraft are expected to join the fleet through autumn 2021.
With an operational base at Oslo Gardermoen, the airline will fly to five domestic destinations, namely Bergen (BGO), Bodø (BOO), Harstad (EVE), Tromsø (TOS), and Trondheim (TRD). While on the international side, the airline will serve Alicante (ALC) and Malaga (AGP), Spain, and Nice (NCE) in France.
The first flight for the Norwegian start-up is scheduled for June 30, 2021, on the Oslo – Tromsø route, and tickets to all destinations are on sale on their website.
On May 8, 2021, Flyr signed a partnership agreement with Aviator Airport Alliance where Aviator will become the ground handling service provider at all airports Flyr has chosen as a destination, as per CAPA.
Featured image: Flyr Boeing 737-800 | Credits: Malcolm Nason