You Can Fly from Providence to Europe for $65 This Summer
If you have a spare $65 in your bank account, you can book a one-way ticket to Europe today.
This summer, Norwegian Air International will begin operating low-cost flights from Providence’s T.F. Green Airport to cities in Ireland and Scotland. The new service marks the first-ever year-round European flights to leave from T.F. Green.
Tickets for the direct flights went on sale on Thursday. The least expensive flights are posted for $65, with others are priced at $99. Norwegian Air advertises them as the cheapest nonstop transatlantic flights to date. However, round-trip flights are expected to average in the $300 to $350 range.
The airline will also begin flying out of Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport, posing competition to Irish airline Aer Lingus. Aer Lingus began operating nonstop flights from Bradley to Dublin in September.
Flights to Edinburgh, Scotland from T.F. Green begin this June, with four per week until the end of October. After that, Norwegian Air will operate on a winter schedule and reduce service to two flights per week.
Travel to Northern Ireland and Ireland begins in July. Flights to Dublin will be offered five times per week in the summer and three times per week in the winter. Flights will also operate between Providence and Cork, Shannon, and Belfast.
Those willing to fork over less than $100 can book flights here.