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Air Flash: Norwegian Air Shuttle Takes FlyNordic

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FlyNordic, not quite R.I.P.

Yesterday it was announced that Norwegian Air Shuttle would purchase FlyNordic. We’ve been fans of FlyNordic since our intra-Scandinavian night flight adventure in the summer of 2005, replete as it was with friendly flight attendants and a truly low one-way fare.

FlyNordic, which is currently owned by Finnair, flies to seven destinations within Sweden and an additional eight destinations across Scandinavia and the rest of Europe. Norwegian Air Shuttle flies to nine destinations within Norway and a further 42 across the rest of Europe.

Flycheapo reports that FlyNordic will be maintained as a separate brand. We’re relieved. We don’t want that branded flower motif and cool font to disappear.

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About the author: Alex Robertson Textor is a London-based travel writer and editor. He has written for Rough Guides, the New York Times, and Public Books, among other publications; he also guided the tablet magazine Travel by Handstand to two SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism awards. With Pam Mandel, he writes copy and generates ideas as White Shoe Travel Content. He is on Twitter as @textorian and maintains his own blog, www.alexrobertsontextor.com.

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