Norwegian Air lands at Orlando International Airport
ORLANDO, FL - Norwegian Air lands the first scheduled service Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Orlando International Airport (MCO).
ORLANDO, FL – Norwegian Air lands the first scheduled service Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Orlando International Airport (MCO). Marking three firsts with one flight, Norwegian Air flew into the history books at MCO. Making its maiden flight to Orlando from Oslo, Norway last night, the first B787 Dreamliner to land at MCO with regular scheduled service, was greeted with the traditional airport water salute by the airport rescue fire fighters (ARFF). Along with being the first Norwegian Air flight and the first B787, the flight was also the first nonstop scheduled flight from Scandinavia for MCO.
вЂњExpanding our international travel and business opportunities is crucial and the arrival of Norwegian Air at Orlando International Airport grants our passengers access to new and exciting Scandinavian markets and multiple connections throughout Europe,вЂќ says Phil Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.
Norwegian Air will have nonstop service between Orlando and Oslo two-days-a-week, Thursday and Saturday with connections to over 94 locations in Europe and Thailand. Introductory fares are $236. Estimates are the service could generate an additional $32.2 million annually for the local economy. Orlando International had record international traffic in 2013 with 3.9 million international passengers.