Norwegian offers rescue fares to those affected by Primera Air bankruptcy

An old picture of Primera Air taking delivery of its first A321neo in Hamburg
  • Norwegian makes repatriation fares available for Primera passengers travelling long haul between London and New York JFK, Paris and Newark/JFK/Boston
  • Short Haul repatriation fares are also available between Copenhagen and Chania in Greece/Malaga/Gran Canaria/Palma De Mallorca
  • Repatriation fares on selected routes available for travel until 14th October

In light of the recent announcement that Primera Air has ceased operations with immediate effect and filed for bankruptcy Norwegian has issued repatriation fares for affected passengers.

Repatriation fares are available on the following routes:

  • London Gatwick and New York JFK
  • Paris and Newark, New York JFK and Boston
  • Copenhagen and Chania in Greece, Malaga, Gran Canaria and Palma De Mallorca

Passengers can book these reduced fares, representing a discount of 50 per cent compared to the standard net economy fare excluding taxes, for travel up to 14th October 2018 subject to availability.

To avail of these repatriation fares passengers must call the Norwegian dedicated hotline on +47 210 16771, proof of a Primera booking or ticket must be provided at the time of booking and documented evidence will be required at check in.


  1. Big thank you to Norwegian … much appreciatedfor your kind offer which i will gladly accept … am lost and stranded in new york … save but for a danish flight attendant who is easing the pain of being … err stranded … in new york thanks to Primera ( Danish company )… well what is a guy supposed to do in the face of adversity ? Yes correct. Make good of a bad situation. Shaken but not stirred. Danish style.


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