Emirates adds third Scandinavian point

Emirates has expanded its Scandinavian reach with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo, Norway operated with a B777-300ER aircraft.


Emirates adds third Scandinavian point


Emirates has expanded its Scandinavian reach with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo, Norway operated with a B777-300ER aircraft.

Thierry Antinori, Emirates executive VP and CCO said: “Our new service to Oslo will play an important role in developing new opportunities for major Norwegian industries through enhanced connectivity via the Dubai hub. Norway’s booming oil, gas, maritime, fishing and telecom sectors will all derive substantial benefits from new links provided by Emirates to over 49 destinations in the Far East and Australasia, West Asia, Indian Ocean and Middle East, resulting in a spectrum of new economic activity.

Tapping into markets like Norway, which are currently underserviced in terms of international connections, has been a key driver for our success in the past and we are confident that Oslo will be another example of this,” he added.

The UAE and Norway enjoy a trade relationship estimated at €245 million and this new service is expected to further enhance economic links between the two countries, Emirates said. There are nearly 70 Norwegian companies that actively operate in the UAE, with oil, gas and shipping as prominent source industries. Several Norwegian companies are based in Dubai which acts as a hub for their activities in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.