Tag: Norwegian

Norwegian Carries Almost 3.5 Million Passengers in September

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

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

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

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, […]