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Norwegian Air Shuttle Aims To Fly 50 Aircraft This Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle wants to increase its fleet to 50 aircraft in 2021 and 70 in 2022 once restrictions are lifted. The new Norwegian will operate flights within Norway and key cities in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. However, the airline admits it does not expect the demand to return to 2019 levels until 2023 or […]

Norwegian Will No Longer Fly Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to an interview with Norwegian’s CFO Geir Karlsen published by E24, Norwegian chooses to drop Boeing 737 MAX and keep Boeing 737NG in its fleet instead. Before the regulators grounded Boeing 737 MAX, Norwegian had already received 18 aircraft of the type. In July 2020, Norwegian reached out to Boeing to cancel the rest […]

Lufthansa Technik to Overhaul Norwegian’s Boeing 737 NG Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian, a European low-cost carrier and Lufthansa Technik have extended their cooperation for the overhaul of the carrier’s 90-aircraft Boeing 737 NG fleet by another five years.  The works will be done at Lufthansa Technik’s location in Budapest, Hungary, with the first contract events planned for September 2020. As one of a total of five […]

Norwegian Terminates Order for Nearly 100 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute After some good news on the beginning of Boeing 737 MAX re-certification test flights, some bad news follow. Norwegian announced that it has cancelled the order for a total of 97 Boeing aircraft and will claim compensation. While Boeing attempts to return its MAX to the sky, the Norwegian carrier took a decision to terminate […]

Restructured Norwegian Secures Much-Needed State Loan

Reading Time: < 1 minute It seems that the most severe turbulence for Norwegian is over. After a few chaotic days, Norwegian has announced that it has a range of new owners, it has completed the restructuring and it has secured 2.7 billion crown ($271 million) governmental support. Norwegian had been battling with financial issues for several years. In 2020, […]

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 […]

Nowergian to Halt Over 4,000 Flights and Cut up to 50% of Staff

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian, a low-cost carrier and Norway’s largest airline, has joined the army of airlines battling with dramatic decline in travel demand amid the global coronavirus outbreak. The operator has announced that it cuts over 4,000 flights by grounding 40 per cent of its long-haul fleet and cancelling up to 25 per cent of its short-haul […]

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 […]

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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 […]