Tag: Norwegian

Norwegian Takes Delivery of Final Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

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

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

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

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 […]

Norwegian Takes Delivery of 150th Boeing Aircraft

Norwegian has celebrated taking delivery of its 150th aircraft from Boeing since 2008. In 2017 Norwegian has taken delivery of 32 new aircraft. Norwegian’s 150th brand new aircraft from Boeing, a 787-9 Dreamliner adorned with the Jonathan Swift tailfin hero, a celebrated Irish author, arrived at Oslo airport last week, closely followed by a brand […]

Norwegian Reports 14% Passenger Increase in October

Norwegian once again carried more than three million passengers in a single month. More than 3.1 million passengers travelled with the company in October, an increase of 14 per cent compared to the same month last year. The strongest growth was on Norwegian’s intercontinental routes, which have increased the number of passengers by 56 per […]

Norwegian To Recruit Boeing 737 Pilots

Norwegian will open a new pilot base at Dublin Airport later this year to support the airline’s growing international operations, including the new transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast. Recruitment is now underway for new pilot positions for the Dublin base. Earlier this summer, Norwegian launched 24 weekly transatlantic flights from Cork, Shannon, […]

Ultra Low Cost Disruptor Norwegian Air Sets Sights On Dubai

Middle East carriers might need to brace themselves; Norwegian Air’s website suggests the carrier’s commencement of operations to Dubai is imminent. The ultra low cost disruptor made a name for itself by flying passengers across the Atlantic, from Europe to the US, for as low as €54 (AED 236) and to the Caribbean for even […]

DOT Tentatively Approves Norwegian UK Air Permit

The US has tentatively granted low cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian UK a foreign air permit, saying it sees no persuasive basis to deny the application. The tentative go-ahead from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) comes more than 18 months after Norwegian filed its application in December 2015. The application was met with considerable opposition […]

Norwegian Carried More Than 3 Million Passengers In June

Norwegian reached a new milestone in June, flying more than three million passengers in one single month. Since Norwegian first started flying in 2002, the airline has now carried over 200 million passengers. Norwegian carried 3,059,402 passengers in June, a 10 per cent increase compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth […]