BERLIN – Norwegian low-cost carrier Flyr is planning to expand its network. This comes as the carrier is set to receive six new Boeing 737 MAX 8s in the first half of 2022.
The carrier is set to starts 5 new routes from Oslo.
Flights to Prague (PRG) and Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) will kick off on April 7th, while flights to Edinburgh (EDI) and Billund (BLL) will follow shortly after.
Service to Pisa is set to start on May 6th.
The carrier started domestic operations in the summer of last year and started operating international flights in August of 2021.
Flyr has a fleet of 5 737-800 aircraft and will receive 6 new 737 Max this year.
The carrier also has an option for 4 more 737 Max, which would be delivered starting in 2023.
Swedavia, Stockholm Arlanda’s airport operator, said that they welcome Flyr’s expansion into the market stating this route will attract business and leisure traffic.
Swedavia’s Director of Aviation Business said: “There is a lot of trade between the two countries, and Norway is one of the largest markets in terms of tourists coming to the Stockholm region.”
“Now with restrictions being lifted and demand sharply on the rise, it bodes well for increased travel between Sweden and Norway, and the expanded range of travel options will be a positive addition.”