One-way flights cost from €39.50 and the routes are Madrid to Gran Canaria and Tenerife North; Barcelona to Gran Canaria, Tenerife North and Fuerteventura; and Malaga to Gran Canaria and Tenerife South. Norwegian said that it would offer 10,416 seats a week over the winter; A total of 230,000 seats. It also hinted that the flights would include free Wifi.
While this boosts transport links between the islands and Spain, the real impact news is that Norwegian is also considering using Las Palmas airport as a hub for its flights between Europe and the Americas from 2017.
This could mean a huge increase in flights between Gran Canaria and the United States, South America and the Caribbean.