Tag: Norwegian

Norwegian To Recruit Boeing 737 Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Norwegian Celebrates Delivery of Airline’s First 737 MAX 8s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Norwegian celebrated the delivery today of the airline’s first two 737 MAX 8s. Norwegian is the first European carrier to take delivery of the 737 MAX and will deploy the airplanes on transatlantic flights between northern Europe and the east coast of the United States. “We have been eagerly awaiting the delivery of […]

Norwegian’s First 737 MAX Delayed To The End Of June

Reading Time: 1 minute Low-cost carrier Norwegian has been told that the first Boeing 737 MAX it has on order will now arrive at the end of June. Norwegian was slated to receive its first 737 MAX 8 during week commencing June 12, but a Boeing spokesman confirmed it will now arrive at the end of the month. “Boeing […]

Norwegian Reports 15 Per Cent Passenger Growth In April

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian carried more than 2.6 million passengers in April, an increase of 15 per cent compared to the same month last year. The figures are positively influenced by Easter traffic. A total of 2,638,229 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in April, 336,188 more than the same period last year. The total traffic growth (RPK) […]

Budget Airline Ryanair to Launch Flights to New York

Reading Time: 1 minute Budget airline Ryanair is launching transatlantic flights to the US. The low-cost airline is teaming up with budget rival Norwegian to offer long-distance trips to customers from this summer. Air passengers will be able to book cheap flights from a range of UK airports to destinations including New York, New Jersey and Boston. They will […]

Norwegian Welcomes 2.1 Million Passengers in February

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian carried close to 2.1 million passengers in February, an increase of 12 per cent compared to the same month last year. The growth is primarily driven by a 53 per cent growth in the company’s intercontinental traffic. A total of 2,090,343 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in February, 218,947 more than the same […]

United CEO on Gulf Carriers: ‘Those Airlines Aren’t Airlines’

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has staked out a hardline position on alleged Gulf airline subsidies, warning of a “huge uproar from Americans” when the full scope of the issue becomes widely known and US jobs are potentially lost. Speaking March 2 at the US Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit in Washington DC, Munoz made […]