DENVER -- A new airline will offer additional international service from Denver International Airport.
Beginning September 16, Europe-based Norwegian will offer nonstop flights to London Gatwick Airport twice a week. Beginning in November, the service will increase to three times a week.
The low-cost carrier will offer flights beginning at $199 one-way to London.
Passengers are not charged for carry-on luggage, but will pay a fee for checked bags, assigned seats and meal service.
Currently, British Airways offers nonstop between Denver and London Heathrow. Airport officials said 400 people a day fly between Denver and London, making London Denver’s biggest long-haul market and second-biggest international market overall.
An official with Norwegian tells Denver7 its presence could impact ticket prices in the market.
"There is a need for lower fares and that's how we can compete. Yes, competitors usually lower their fares a little, so it's good competition for the customer," said Norwegian spokesperson Anders Lindstrom.