Tag: Norwegian

Norwegian’s UK Expansion Cleared for Take-Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Low-cost airline Norwegian is ready to take-off its biggest year ever, with the introduction of brand new aircraft, exclusive new routes – including its first long-haul flights outside the USA – and more affordable flights on the UK’s only direct low-cost transatlantic services. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will expand its young aircraft fleet with […]

Latin America To Be The Next Stop For Norwegian

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fast-expanding low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian is examining the possibility of setting up operations in Argentina. While cautioning that discussions were still at an early stage, the Scandinavian carrier confirmed Dec. 20 that it was looking at the possibility of setting up one or more bases in the South American nation, which has the continent’s third-largest […]

Norwegian to Increase Low-Cost USA Flights By Over 50% Next Summer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Low-cost airline Norwegian is expanding its award-winning low-cost long-haul network with a 55 per cent increase in the number of flights to the US from next summer. Brits will have more affordable choices to visit the US with a sharp increase in the number of flights from 22 to 34 flights per week on Norwegian’s […]

DOT Grants Norwegian Permit to Begin US Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air International (NAI) has been granted approval to begin flights between Ireland and the US after a three-year process in which the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seemed reluctant to give the go-ahead despite being unable to find any legal reason to reject the application. In a dramatic turnaround Dec. 2, DOT announced it […]

Icelandair Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Membership numbers at Airlines for Europe are growing further with Icelandair joining Europe’s largest airline association. The airline operates out of Iceland, and uses the country’s geographical location mid-way between America and Europe, to offer a network of international routes with Iceland as a hub. “We are looking forward to jointly work with A4E on […]

AirBaltic Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian carrier airBaltic has joined Airlines for Europe (A4E), adding to the lobbying group’s growing number of carriers. A4E has been steadily gaining members since its creation in January 2016 and has been campaigning on a variety of issues affecting the airline industry, notably air traffic control (ATC) strikes, removing what it regards as unreasonable […]

Norwegian Flies 3 Million Low-Cost Long-Haul Passengers in Three Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian has now flown three million low-cost long-haul passengers between Europe and the U.S. since low-cost transatlantic services began in 2013. Norwegian first launched low-cost flights from Scandinavia to the U.S. in May 2013, followed by services from London to the US beginning in July 2014. Today, the airline offers 37 nonstop routes between Europe […]

Monarch Extends Norwegian 737NG Support

Reading Time: < 1 minute Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch, a leading UK independent airline group, are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with Norwegian to provide line maintenance services to their Boeing 737NG operation at Birmingham and Manchester Airports. The agreement, which will be ongoing, is an extension to the support […]

Norwegian Plans to Fly Airbus – Orders 30 New Airbus 321LR

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian’s subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets Ltd (AAA) has placed a new order of 30 Airbus 321 Long Range aircraft. Norwegian will operate the A321LR once the aircraft enters service in 2019. The aircraft has a size and range that makes it suitable for many more long-haul destinations in the future. In 2012, Norwegian signed an […]

Norwegian Signs First Ever Charter Agreements in The U.S.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian signs charter contracts with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations to operate routes from the United States to the Caribbean and Mexico. Norwegian has signed charter agreements with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations for the winter season 2017. Norwegian will station three Boeing 737-800 aircraft in Milwaukee and Chicago and operate routes to Mexico and […]