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Another Airline to Sell Transatlantic Fares from $200: What's the Deal?

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 05/14/2018, 12:00 AM

You've heard of Norwegian, XL, and WOW—three low-cost, Europe-based airlines that have made their fame by selling affordable, no-nonsense transatlantic flights from the United States. In what's undoubtedly good news for people looking for yet another affordable way to get over the ocean, one more European low-cost carrier is joining the fray. It's 15-year-old Primera Air, and as of this month, its...

Norwegian Airlines is Fast Emerging as an Acceptable Option for Flying at Low Cost to Europe

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/09/2015, 8:15 PM

     If you have recently sought to buy tickets for a transatlantic flight—let's say, to London or Paris or Rome—you are probably still reeling from the impact of the news you received. The cost of flying to Europe has zoomed upward. Even in an off-season period like late October, ticket prices are hundreds of dollars more than they used to be. The various leading airlines—Delta, United, ...

Two Little-Known Upstarts—WOW Airlines of Iceland and Norwegian Air of Scandinavia—Are Currently Offering Bargain Rates for Off-Season Crossings of the Atlantic

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 09/18/2015, 8:30 PM

       We are about to reach the slowest days of the European off-season, which starts as we approach the month of November and continues until mid-March.  It is then that European hotels search for guests, the cost of vacationing in Europe declines, and the smartest of all American travelers choose to cross the Atlantic.        But though the land costs of Europe are less at that ...

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