Norwegian Air Boosts Service to the French Caribbean Island of Martinique

Press release


NEW YORK, NY – (June 1, 2017) – Following two successful winter seasons from the North East coast to Martinique, Norwegian is announcing today the launch of new routes to the island from Providence’s T.F. Green Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, starting October 30th. These new flight routes are also in addition to increases in seasonal air service to Martinique from 3 to 4 nonstop flights out of JFK to Fort-de-France starting October 29th, 2017.

Traveling to Martinique, “The Caribbean Island with French Flair,” is more affordable and accessible from additional East Coast gateways for U.S. visitors, since Norwegian Air started to operate its nonstop air service in December 2015.

The World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline is adding to its four weekly flights out of New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, a twice weekly service from Providence and a thrice air schedule from Fort Lauderdale, for the 2017/2018 winter season!

The schedule from PVD to FDF will operate on Monday & Friday:

PVD – FDF* Departing 4:00 p.m. Arriving 9:20 p.m.

The schedule from FDF to PVD will operate on Thursday & Sunday:

• FDF *– PVD Departing 10:30 a.m. Arriving 2:30 p.m.

The schedule from FLL to FDF will operate a on Monday, Wednesday & Sunday:

• FLL– FDF* Departing 2:15 p.m. Arriving 6:45 p.m.

• FDF *– FLL Departing 10:00 a.m. Arriving 12:25 p.m.

The schedule from JFK to FDF will operate as follow on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday:

• JFK – FDF* Departing 2:10 p.m. Arriving 6:35 p.m.

• FDF*– JFK Departing 8:05 a.m. Arriving noon

“The boost air service from the U.S. is a pledge of commitment from Norwegian Air, one of our closest industry partners and also a reflection of the growing popularity of the island in the U.S. market”, said Muriel Wiltord Director Americas of the Martinique Promotion Bureau. “Martinique Magnifique is definitely more affordable and accessible than ever.”

“Norwegian is excited to once again return to the magnificent island of Martinique for the 2017/18 winter season. Due to demand, we are increasing flights from New York JFK, and we are adding connections with new nonstop routes from both Fort Lauderdale and Providence. This allows more and more American travelers to discover such a hidden gem in the Caribbean. It’s now easier and more affordable than ever to fly to the French Caribbean, and we’ve seen a significant increase in visitors to Martinique as a result of our flights and cooperation with the tourist board,” said Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer.

“Norwegian is excited to return to Martinique for the winter season 2017/18 as our service from New York’s JFK will resume in late October. We are very pleased that more and more American continue to discover such a hidden gem in the Caribbean that offers quite a vastly different experience to most other Caribbean islands – it’s like being in France, but without any jetlag and even better beaches,” said Anders Lindström, Norwegian’s US Director of Communications.

With these new routes along with increased service out of JFK, the Island of Flowers is thrilled to welcome even more U.S. visitors. The new route operating out of Providence will serve not only Rhode Island but also other states such as Massachusetts, Connecticut etc.., covering a large part of New England. In addition, Martinique increases significantly its air service from Florida with this new route out Fort Lauderdale. To book:

*FDF: Fort-de-France


Géraldine Rome
Martinique Promotion Bureau
New York, NY 10022
United States