Norwegian will add Chicago and Austin to its U.S. route network beginning next March.  

The carrier also will commence service from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Boston, Oakland and Newark.

The ultra-low-cost carrier will fly between London Gatwick and Chicago O'Hare four times weekly beginning March 25. Three-times weekly service between Gatwick and Austin will begin March 27.

Norwegian will be the lone carrier on both routes. However, British Airways flies between Austin and London Heathrow while British Airways, United and American each fly O'Hare-Heathrow. 

Norwegian will fly both routes with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The planes are divided into economy and premium economy cabins. 

With the addition of Chicago and Austin, Norwegian will serve 17 airports in the U.S. and its territories.  

The Boston-Paris route will fly four times per week beginning May 2 of next year. Norwegian will fly Paris-Oakland four times per week beginning April 10. The Newark route launches Feb. 28 and will be operated six times per week. 

Norwegian will compete against Delta, United and the all-business-class carrier La Compagnie on Paris-Newark. Air France, American and Delta fly Paris-Boston. 

No airline currently flies Oakland-Paris, though three carriers serve the French capital from nearby San Francisco.

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