Tag: Norwegian Air

Norwegian topped one million passengers in November

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian flew one million passengers in November for a second consecutive month. According to Norwegian, adjustments to their capacity and route network for the winter season have adapted well to customer demand. “The result shows that we have done well in adapting capacity to customers’ travel needs. Spain is one of the markets where we […]

Norwegian files for bankruptcy protection

Reading Time: < 1 minute The pandemic has not been kind to Norwegian Air. Trying to reduce its debt, it has entered into the process called “examinership” after the Norwegian government refused to provide further aid to the airline. The reorganization process will be reviewed in the Irish court because the major part of its fleet is held in Ireland, […]

Government rejects financial support for Norwegian Air

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle admitted it was facing a “very uncertain” future after the government refrained from providing the second rescue package. Norwegian is deeply disappointed and thinks the decision is unfair because the popular low-cost carrier employing more than 2000 employees has brought billions to the economy. Norwegian’s CEO Jacob Schram called the incident “a […]

Norwegian Air reports 91% traffic fall

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air NORR.OL, which is attempting to secure a second round of financial restructuring, saw a 91% decline in August passenger volume from a year earlier as most of its fleet remained grounded by the coronavirus pandemic. The budget carrier will fly 25-30 of its aircraft in the months ahead, while more than 100 remain […]

Four Norwegian’s Staffing Companies File for Bankruptcy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The major crisis in aviation provoked by the coronavirus pandemic has brought the industry to almost a halt. Global travel restrictions, most of aircraft grounded, flights limited to only essential services. Airlines supported by respective governments are making all the efforts to stay afloat and come out of this crisis at least able to re-launch […]

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 […]