Tag: Norwegian

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 […]

Norwegian Launches Cheapest Transatlantic Flights Ever

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian Air has now opened the sale for its Boeing 737 MAX transatlantic service at an introductory sale of $65 one-way, including taxes. This summer, the airline expects to launch 10 new routes from Stewart International Airport, north of New York City; T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI; and Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT, […]

Norwegian Focuses on Mid-Size US Cities for New Atlantic Services

Reading Time: 2 minutes Low-cost carrier Norwegian is planning to open up transatlantic services from several mid-sized US cities that do not have European flights, the airline’s CEO said. Speaking to ATW in London, Bjorn Kjos said that the airline’s planned Airbus A321neoLR long-range variants would give it the capability to serve medium-sized US airports. They would also allow […]

Norwegian Reports 2016 Net Profit of More than NOK1.1bn

Reading Time: < 1 minute Global expansion driven by new routes, high load factors and continued fleet renewal, contributed to Norwegian’s best ever annual result, with a net profit of NOK1,135m (£109m). Operating profit (EBIT) was NOK1,820m. The results are influenced by Norwegian’s international growth, particularly on intercontinental routes, as well as increased presence in the UK and Spain. The […]