Tag: Norwegian

Norwegian Air and JetBlue Announce Intent for Partnership

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air and JetBlue have signed a Letter of Intent for an interline agreement. The partnership will allow customers to combine low fares in a convenient single booking for connecting flights between the Americas and Europe. Customers will have the possibility to book connecting flights on both airlines’ websites by combining the best of the […]

Norwegian Cuts Some Transatlantic Routes Due to 737 MAX Grounding

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian, a low-cost airline and the largest carrier in Norway, is cutting six transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US and Canada effective 15 September, 2019. The airline has 18 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft which should have been used on transatlantic flights. With new single-aisle planes of longer range the airline was strongly […]

First Low-Cost Introduces Wi-Fi on Intercontinental Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian is taking off the new year by upgrading the passenger experience for long-haul customers with the introduction of inflight Wi-Fi on its growing long-haul fleet of aircraft. Norwegian customers flying between Europe, USA, South America and Asia will be able to stay connected in the skies with the rollout of free and premium high-speed […]

Norwegian Carries Almost 3.5 Million Passengers in September

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian reported strong passenger growth as it carried almost 3.5 million passengers in September. The total number of passengers increased by 9 percent compared to the same month previous year. Norwegian carried 3,446,854 passengers in September, an increase of 281,823 passengers (9 percent) compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth (RPK) […]

Norwegian Continues Expansion in Ireland With First Route to Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian is continuing its Irish expansion with the launch of the carrier’s first route to Canada. Commencing 31st March 2019, the new daily service between Dublin and Hamilton – Toronto will mark the first direct flight between the two cities. Norwegian’s daily nonstop flights from Dublin to Hamilton – Toronto will be operated using brand new […]

Norwegian Air International Boeing 737 Suffers Hydraulic Failure

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800, performing flight D8-6241 from Keflavik (Iceland) to Madrid (Spain) with 152 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 20nm north of Belfast International (Northern Ireland) when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and decided to divert to Birmingham,EN (UK). The aircraft landed safely in Birmingham about one hour […]

Norwegian Takes Delivery of Final Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian airlines took delivery of its 100th direct buy Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the last of this aircraft type in its fleet. Norwegian originally ordered 42 737-800 in 2007 and leased 26 of these aircraft between 2008 and 2016. The airline now has a total of 118 737-800 aircraft in its fleet. “Today’s delivery marks the […]

Norwegian Air Argentina Granted Air Operator’s Certificate

Reading Time: < 1 minute The low-fare airline Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) received the Air Services Operator Certificate (AOC) from the National Government. The document recognizes the company as a commercial airline, and certifies that it complies with safety and quality standards to carry out aeronautical operations and activities, in accordance with the law of the Argentine Republic. Bjørn Kjos, […]

Captain Incapacitated During the Norwegian Boeing 787 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Norwegian Long Haul Boeing 787-800, registration LN-LNE performing flight DY-7042 (Dep Jan 23rd) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (USA) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 266 people on board, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean about 3 hours before reaching the Irish west coast, when the first officer declared PAN reporting a crew member had become incapacitated. […]

Norwegian Reveals Its Biggest Ever Year of Growth in 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Low-cost airline Norwegian reveals its plans for 2018 as the award-winning carrier’s rapid expansion will take the airline to new heights. Norwegian will build upon its growth by launching new long-haul routes – including its first service to South America, introducing a new enhanced Premium cabin and inflight Wi-Fi to new long-haul aircraft. Norwegian will […]