Norwegian's Tom Crean tail fin 737 MAX at Dublin Airport Photo: Norwegian.

MIAMI — Norwegian has announced that it will expand its summer schedule of 2019 by adding 37% more weekly departures to the U.S. and Canada.

Thomas Ramdahl, CCO at Norwegian said that he is “excited to increase our transatlantic flights next summer to meet demand and continue expanding our presence in Ireland.”

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“Norwegian’s expansion continues in summer 2019 with the launch of our first route to Canada, bolstering popular routes and maintaining much-needed direct transatlantic services to maximize choice and flexibility for Irish business and leisure customers,” he added..

This network expansion will be boosted with Norwegian’s new Boeing 737 MAX planes, which come with a seating capacity of 189 passengers.

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The Nordic carrier offers to date flights from Dublin, Shannon and Cork airports to the New York Stewart International Airport and Providence TF-Green Airport, located on the U.S. East Coast.

Departures From Dublin

The new daily flight to Toronto, Canada launches on March 31, 2019, and it will mark the first nonstop flight between Hamilton and Dublin.

Norwegian will also increase its flights to Providence, Rhode Island to a daily service next summer, up from five weekly flights.

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New York passengers will yet benefit from twice-daily flights on the carrier’s popular Dublin-New York route, following the introduction of a daily departure in April.

Departures From Shannon

The airline is also increasing its summer service to New York Stewart International Airport from three to five weekly flights, following its passenger demand.

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Also, Providence-Boston customers will continue to benefit from four weekly flights to the heart of New England next summer.

Departures From Cork

Norwegian will continue its seasonal Providence-Boston route with a thrice-weekly service from Cork Airport.

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Norwegian’s increased 2019 summer schedule from Ireland features 40 transatlantic departures per week and is now available to book for travel from March 31, 2019.