Tag: Norwegian Air

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA Changes its Route Portfolio

Reading Time: 1 minute To meet the competitive environment in a period with seasonally lower demand in Europe, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (“the Company”) has made several changes to its route portfolio as well as adjusted its capacity. Combined, these measures should improve the financial performance from the start of 2019. In addition, the Company has launched an extensive […]

Norwegian Boeing 737 MAX 8 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-8MAX, performing flight from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Oslo (Norway) with 180 passengers and 6 crew, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL320 exactly overhead Shiraz (Iran) when the crew decided to shut the the left hand engine (LEAP) down and divert to Shiraz, where the aircraft […]

Norwegian to Increase Number of Transatlantic Flights from Ireland

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian today continues its growth in Ireland by announcing its new expanded 2019 summer schedule with 37% more weekly departures to the USA and Canada. Consumers can now book the airline’s lowest fares for travel to the US East Coast and Ontario next summer. Voted World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline 2018 by Skytrax, Norwegian currently […]

Norwegian Reports 14 Percent Passenger Growth in June

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in June, an increase of 14 percent compared to the same month previous year. A total of 3,497,286 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in June, 437,883 more than the same period last year. The total traffic growth  increased by 44 percent, and the capacity growth  increased by 43 percent. The load factor was 90.5 percent, up 0.8 […]

Norwegian and Aeroflot Europe’s Leading Airlines at the World Travel Awards

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian and Aeroflot airlines got travel industry’s most prestigious awards – both are titled as leading airlines.  Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 for the fourth consecutive year at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards. Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian’s CEO, said: “We are very proud to […]

Pilots, Leap Into Action – Airlines are Looking for You

Reading Time: 6 minutes After coping with terrorism, bankruptcies and consolidation, the largest airlines of the world are facing a new problem: a looming worldwide pilot shortage. The recent boom in air travel has created an urgent demand for new aircraft and additional flights as well as new routes all over the world which, in turn, have served the […]

Low-Cost Air Carriers Spreading Wings Over the Atlantic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Low-cost air carriers are spreading their wings across the Atlantic, much to the chagrin of the major airlines now forced to serve new destinations and cut fares. Transatlantic flights operated by Norwegian Air, Iceland’s Wow air, Canada’s WestJet and Morocco’s Royal Air Maroc have multiplied in recent years as jet fuel has grown cheaper. Frequently […]

Norwegian Air Hiring U.S. Pilots for Fort Lauderdale Base

Reading Time: 3 minutes To shore up growth in the United States in coming years, Norwegian Air Shuttle announced Monday it is recruiting and hiring American pilots for its crew base at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The Scandinavian low-cost airline, which has drawn opposition from U.S. carriers and unions over its business practices, said its goal is to hire […]