Norwegian Air Argentina will operate 5 routes between Argentina and Spain
Norwegian Air Argentina is the new subsidiary of the Norwegian group. The airline was set up earlier this year, after receiving authorization from the Argentine government, through the National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC).
Authorities in Argentina have approved 153 routes of the 157 requested. 73 of routes will be internal and 80 of routes will be international, with flights to South America, North America, Oceania and Europe.
5 routes between Argentina and Spain
In the case of Spain, Norwegian Air Argentina received approval for 5 routes: from Buenos Aires to Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga; from Cordoba to Barcelona and Madrid.
Norwegian Air Argentina will develop 3 bases in Argentina: at Jorge Newbery Airport - Buenos Aires; to Ezeiza Airport and at Cordoba Airport.
Norwegian Air Argentina will have a fleet of 70 aircraft, which will be divided into the 3 bases: 50 of short and medium-haul aircraft (Boeing 737) and 20 of long-haul aircraft (Boeing 787 Dreamliner).
Over 300 professionals will also be employed: 100 pilots and 200 cabin crew members. They must have Argentine nationality and ANAC certificate.
Norwegian Air Argentina has received approval for 15 operational years, and the development plan extends for the first 5-7 years. For starters, the low-cost carrier hopes to transport 17.2 millions of passengers on 90 routes. It will debut with 10 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which will be allocated to the Argentine company in the southern summer 2017-2018.