NEW INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM RHODE ISLAND TO EUROPE. NORWEGIAN AIR ANNOUNCED THEY’RE LAUNCHING FLIGHTS AT T-F GREEN TO SCOTLAND AND IRELAND. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER ROSIE WOODS IS JUST BACK FROM THE AIRPORT… AND HAS THE STORY… ALL NEW AT NOON. this is very exciting news for Rhode Island as well as for anyone of Irish or Scottish DESCENT. Governor Gina Raimondo: At today’s press conference at TF Green Airport— Norwegian air announced five new flights from Providence to Europe— officially making TF Green an international airport. Anders Lindstrom /Norwegian Air Director of Communications: we are starting with the introductory fair of $65 one way including tax to all the new destinations Belfast Dublin cork Shannon and Edinburgh Norwegian Airline has a reputation for being the worlds best low cost long haul airline— but today— we heard how these cheap flights will actually boost Rhode Island’s economy Anders Lindstrom /Norwegian Air Director of Communications: were opening a base here in Rhode Island. We are currently employing 75 pilots and Cabin crew. Governor Gina Raimondo: it’s accessible it’s affordable there’s also millions of people in Ireland and Scotland who I hope come here people coming to our beaches to our restaurants to our hotels i think it’s going to be a big move for the economy And with flights starting at only $65— the governor says she’ll be taking a trip herself Governor Gina Raimondo: my family and I are going to go. It might be Edinburg it might be Ireland but I want to promote this now I just checked the Norwegian website and although this deal is going on from June until next March— most of those flights have already been booked in just the last few hours. But after this deal is sold out there will be another option. with the same flights for just $99. In studio rw ewn.