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Old 20th April 2017, 04:58 PM   #1
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Default LCC Norwegian announces SIN-LGW for $199 One Way

An unexpected entrant into the market!

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/...n/3691986.html
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Old 20th April 2017, 06:33 PM   #2
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Wonder if Scoot will follow/preempt Norwegian...
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Old 20th April 2017, 09:14 PM   #3
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Waiting for your trip report this coming Sep/Oct onwards.
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Old 20th April 2017, 09:31 PM   #4
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Interesting. The rumor mills in January indicated they were looking at a flight from Oslo. Either way, Europe for S$199 is hard to beat!
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Old 20th April 2017, 09:46 PM   #5
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Just checked, and for round-trip it's S$519.80 for only 10kg carry-on, and S$699.80 with meals and 1x 20kg checked luggage (all taxes included inside).
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Old 20th April 2017, 10:28 PM   #6
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14hrs in 3-3-3 layout in 31-32" pitch.. Yikes
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Old 21st April 2017, 03:03 PM   #7
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Waiting for your trip report this coming Sep/Oct onwards.
The price certainly seems attractive!

I think those who are willing to pay a relatively high price for a comfortable non-stop flight on a full service carrier like SQ or BA (Who have a good Y product on the SIN-LHR on their A380 and 77Ws) will continue to do so.

But comparing a one-stop option to London on the ME3, I might actually prefer non-stop on Norwegian, even if it is a 9-abreast Dreamliner.
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Old 29th April 2017, 08:42 AM   #8
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I wouldn't mind their Y+ product

Very much welcome for the route
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Old 1st May 2017, 01:45 AM   #9
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Recently SQ to MUC was being offered for 770S$ all in incl. 30kg luggage and all the usual stuff one expects. I know it is not London, but fot those prices to Europe personally I wouldn't bother with Norwegian or other budget type carriers.
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Old 4th May 2017, 10:41 PM   #10
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Some recent coverage in the Straits Times.

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapor...oon-for-changi

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I wouldn't mind their Y+ product
Very much welcome for the route
Norwegian Premium (2-3-2) looks pretty good. Looks similar to ScootBiz, which is also 2-3-2.

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Recently SQ to MUC was being offered for 770S$ all in incl. 30kg luggage and all the usual stuff one expects. I know it is not London, but fot those prices to Europe personally I wouldn't bother with Norwegian or other budget type carriers.
That is a very good deal on SQ. Never seen anything as cheap as that on SQ before.

Off-topic, but I also recently got a promotional mailer from Lufthansa with a surprisingly good biz class fare to Europe which went as low as SGD 3489 to London (One stop via Germany). Y promotions are fairly common, but that seems to be a really good deal for J to Europe from SIN, even if it was one-stop.
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Old 5th May 2017, 01:37 PM   #11
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Recently SQ to MUC was being offered for 770S$ all in incl. 30kg luggage and all the usual stuff one expects. I know it is not London, but fot those prices to Europe personally I wouldn't bother with Norwegian or other budget type carriers.
That's exactly what I hoped would happen when MUC went stand alone.
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Old 8th May 2017, 08:16 PM   #12
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I also got the LH offer Of S$3.6k to Europe which I thought was very good. That versus S$6k on a good day on SQ I would go for LH. Yes, seat is not awesome and service just okay, but $S2.5k in my pocket gets me over that.
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