Norwegian’s inaugural Miami arrival

Norwegian’s new service receives a water-cannon salute from Miami-Dade County.

Norwegian, voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier the past six years in a row by the SkyTrax World Airline Awards, launched first-ever service at MiamiInternational Airport on March 31. The new service now gives travelers a daily nonstop option between MIA and London Gatwick Airport, aboard Norwegian’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft that seats 344 passengers in a two-class configuration.

Norwegian is the world’s fifth largest low-cost airline, carrying 37 million passengers in 2018. The airline operates more than 500 routes to over 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean, North and South America. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 160 aircraft, with an average age of 3.8 years.