April 16, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/8/2014

"I guess nobody likes competition — except the passengers should love it."

-- Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjorn Kjos

Scandinavia has become one of Broward’s largest foreign tourist markets, thanks to new air service between Fort Lauderdale and Norway, Denmark and Sweden.

Since the Norwegian Air Shuttle flights started at the end of November, the service has brought about 1,500 visitors a week to the area, said Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau president Nicki Grossman.

While the region has long had chartered flights from Europe, Grossman said the twice-weekly flights to and from Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen “is the kind of dependable long-term service that we’re very excited about.”

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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