Norwegian Air Shuttle Celebrates 5 Years at Oakland International Airport with Over 1 Million Passengers Served
Airport Offers Free Parking this Summer for Passengers Flying Nonstop to Europe
Oakland, CA: (April 2, 2019) – Oakland International Airport (OAK) joins Norwegian Air Shuttle in celebrating the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay. The milestone coincides with the resumption of seasonal service to Stockholm, Sweden, which resumed Monday, April 1, at OAK. Seasonal service to Rome and Copenhagen resumes today, Tuesday, April 2.
Passengers traveling from the Bay Area may also celebrate by taking advantage of Free Parking at OAK when traveling to any of Norwegian’s six nonstop markets from OAK to Europe including:
Paris (CDG), France
The Airport’s Park Free promotion requires an easy advance registration at www.OaklandAirport.com/ParkFree and carries a value $96 over 4 days. It is available for travel dates between May 1 and Labor Day Weekend. Travel must be concluded by September 2nd. The deal also applies to tickets for travel on SATA Azores Airlines to Terceira (Azores), Portugal, as well as nonstop flights to the Hawaiian Islands.
“Norwegian Air has been a great partner at Oakland International Airport for the past five years, and we are proud to recognize this milestone,” said Port of Oakland Director of Aviation Bryant L. Francis. “Our mutual customers have benefitted tremendously from Norwegian’s presence here, and we look forward to continuing the collaboration and strengthening our partnership for many years to come.”
Norwegian entered the San Francisco Bay Area market in 2014, and its growth at OAK led to the Bay Area’s first nonstop flights to the Scandinavian capitols of Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway. Barcelona, Copenhagen, Paris and Northern California’s exclusive nonstop to Rome were added in the years following. In its five years of operations at OAK, the Norwegian has carried more than 1 million passengers from Oakland to points across Europe.
About Oakland International Airport
Oakland International is the most centrally-located airport in the 7.7M population Bay Area region, and closest airport to the region’s wealth of business and tourism venues. Oakland’s air service roster to over 65 nonstop destinations is offered on 14 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.
The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region and over a million jobs across the United States.
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Keonnis R. Taylor | 510-563-6500 | KRTaylor@portoakland.com