Norwegian Air Argentina to open reservations in Mar-2018, hopes to launch by Aug-2018 ‘at latest’

    Norwegian Air Argentina plans to open reservations in Mar-2018 and commence operations by mid 2018, while international services are set to begin 4Q2018 (La Nacion, 27-Jan-2018). As previously reported by CAPA, the carrier received its AOC from Argentina in late Jan-2018, and took delivery of its first Boeing737-800 aircraft on 15-Jan-2018. Norwegian Air CEO Bjorn Kjos said Argentina has a lot to offer with “tremendous tourism potential”, noting the carrier has “great expectations for Argentina”. Norwegian anticipates beginning domestic services by Aug-2018 “at the latest”, although Mr Kjos said the carrier is yet to decide which will be the first route.