Tag: Norwegian

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 […]

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 […]