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Braathens Europe Routes?  
User currently offlineTango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3813 posts, RR: 26
Posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1263 times:

Since I was curious about the status of Braathens subsequent to their acquisition by SAS, I checked out their website, which states that the two airlines continue to operate independently although their schedules have been coordinated to eliminate overlapping or "wingtip to wingtip" flights. The BU site gives a concise summary of which city pairs within Norway are flown by which airline, or, on routes served by both BU and SK, the number of frequencies operated by each.

My question that was not anwered is... Does Braathens continue to fly scheduled services from Norway to cities on the European continent and/or the U.K.? If so, what routes do they fly? Thanks for your help.

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User currently offlineFBU 4EVER! From Norway, joined Jan 2001, 998 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1249 times:

I believe they still fly Oslo-London Gatwick v.v,Oslo-Alicante v.v. and Oslo-Malaga v.v.

"Luck and superstition wins all the time"!
User currently offlineMighluss From Spain, joined Oct 2001, 988 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1241 times:

We see them in Barcelona too.

User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2022 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1239 times:

Perhaps they should start services on the OSL-ZRH route. There is no competition, since SAS has cancelled it, leaving only Swiss operating this route. Before 9/11 SAS planned to start again 2 daily flights from Oslo to Zurich, but this was cancelled.

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25347 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

They used to operate NCL-OSL, and NCL-SVG using the 737-500.

When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineBritair From United Kingdom, joined Aug 1999, 933 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

Braathens operates one daily Bergen-London Gatwick flight and a six a week service Stavanger-Aberdeen. Both are operated with 737-500 aircraft.

I was lucky enough to fly on them LGW-BGO earlier this year and had a great flight. Their Business Class is very nice. They are a great little airline, it's a shame they have been brought under the SAS umbrella. They did operate Oslo-Gatwick but this was discontinued at the oder of SAS to avoid overlap. They also used to fly Stavanger-Newcastle before giving the route to Norwegian Air Shuttle.

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