Norwegian Air has announced it will move all flights from Oakland to San Francisco
- Earlier this year, Norwegian Air moved its London Gatwick/Barcelona/Paris to Oakland flights to San Francisco.
Now, Norwegian will move its summer seasonal Oslo and Rome flights from Oakland to San Francisco, meaning Norwegian completely leaves Oakland Airport.
- Oslo to San Francisco begin March 30, 2020 and will operate twice weekly.
- Rome to San Francisco begins April 1, 2020 and will operate three times weekly.
- All flights operated with the 787-9.
San Francisco Airport’s Director:
”We are thrilled that Norwegian has made SFO their airport of choice for the San Francisco Bay Area. With the addition of nonstop service to Rome and Oslo, travelers can enjoy our exceptional airport experience together with Norwegian’s fantastic values.”
Port of Oakland’s Director of Aviation:
“While we’re incredibly disappointed by the loss of an airline with which we share a close partnership, we reflect on the undeniable success we’ve experienced in establishing OAK as a large U.S. to Europe gateway and we have worked tirelessly to promote Norwegian’s service and to make it a “household name” here in the Bay Area. The phenomena of Norwegian at OAK has improved our visibility in the travel and aviation business worldwide.”
Oakland Airport has unfortunately lost a few flights with British Airways ending its London Gatwick flights a few years ago.
Oakland is now down to one Transatlantic flight: Azores Airlines to Terceira. However, I’m not sure if that flight will operate in 2020.
What do you think of this move?