Norwegian implements new hand baggage policy

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2020 13:19 GMT

To ensure that everyone travelling with Norwegian has a smooth, comfortable flight that departs on time, the company is today implementing a new hand baggage policy. Bookings made before January 23rd will not be affected by the new policy.

Norwegian wins two coveted accolades at the Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2020 10:05 GMT

Airline wins CFO / Treasury Team of the Year and the Aviation 100 Equity Deal of the Year. Norwegian recognised for multiple milestones throughout 2019 as airline continues strategic change moving from growth to profitability

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, better on-time performance and lower CO2-emissions in 2019 – unit revenue increase by 21 percent in December

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 07:01 GMT

Norwegian’s traffic figures for 2019 show that the company is delivering on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability. The planned capacity reduction and optimisation of the route network have had a positive impact on the figures. More than 36 million passengers chose to travel with Norwegian in 2019.

Norwegian launches Boxing Day sale on all long-haul flights from the UK

Press releases   •   Dec 27, 2019 12:35 GMT

Transatlantic flights from £134.90 one-way Flights to South America from £179.90 one-way Fly to Europe from £29.90 one-way in the sale

Norwegian upcycles uniforms into a series of new, sustainable products

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2019 11:32 GMT

Norwegian’s latest project with UNICEF Norway helps children, provides work for immigrant women and reduces the company’s environmental impact. By upcycling the company’s uniforms, thousands of items can be saved from landfills – a crucial move in the fight against textile waste.

Christmas Day can now last that little bit longer thanks to Norwegian

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2019 13:30 GMT

If you are dreaming of jetting off this Christmas but thought it was too late to book you can still fly away thanks to Norwegian.

Norwegian offers customers CO2-offsetting and becomes first airline to sign UN climate action initiative

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 12:41 GMT

Norwegian has partnered with climate company CHOOOSE to make it easy for customers to offset their carbon footprint when buying a ticket with the airline. The initiative has been welcomed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Norwegian’s unit revenue increased by 18 percent in November

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 07:03 GMT

Norwegian’s traffic figures for November shows an increased unit revenue for the eighth consecutive month and was up 18 percent compared to the same month previous year. At the same time, the capacity was reduced, which is in line with the company’s strategy. The load factor was 83 percent, up by 4.2 percentage points.

Marty St. George appointed interim Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 16:09 GMT

Marty St. George has today been appointed interim Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Norwegian following changes in the company’s top management team. St. George has extensive experience from the aviation industry. Until recently, he held the position as CCO of Jet Blue Airways.

CCO of Norwegian, Helga Bollmann Leknes, has decided to leave the company after two years, following changes in Norwegian’s top management team. Bollmann Leknes was offered another position in the Group management team but has decided to pursue other opportunities outside of Norwegian. Bollmann Leknes joined Norwegian in 2017 as Chief Human Resources Officer and took on the additional responsibility as Chief Commercial Officer in November 2018.

"I am grateful for Helga Bollmann Leknes’ contributions to Norwegian, both as Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer. I regret that she has decided to pursue other opportunities outside of Norwegian,” said Acting CEO of Norwegian, Geir Karlsen.

"It has been a great experience to be part of the Norwegian team and I’m grateful for all the opportunities that particularly Bjørn Kjos has given me. Now it’s time for me to explore new adventures. I wish Norwegian and all the great people at the company all the best,” said Helga Bollmann Leknes.

Interim CCO with extensive commercial aviation experience

Marty St. George will now take on the position for an interim period. St. George has more than 30 years of experience from the aviation industry and until recently held the position as CCO at JetBlue Airways. In addition, he has held key positions at United Airlines and US Airways, including responsibilities for revenue-generating activities, network management and innovation.

“I am very pleased that Marty St. George will be joining Norwegian. Strengthening our commercial position in key markets and increasing our revenue-generating activities are key elements in our strategy of returning to profitability. I am convinced that St. George with his extensive experience from several of the biggest U.S. airlines will be an asset to Norwegian,” said Karlsen.

Norwegian in the UK and Ireland:

  • Norwegian carries almost 6 million UK passengers each year from London Gatwick, Edinburgh and Manchester Airports to 30 destinations worldwide
  • Norwegian is the third largest airline at London Gatwick, with 4.6 million yearly passengers, and with more than 1,500 UK-based pilots and cabin crew
  • In 2014, Norwegian introduced the UK’s first low-cost, long haul flights to the U.S. - the airline now flies to 11 U.S destinations, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro from London Gatwick
  • Norwegian is the only airline to offer free inflight WiFi on UK flights to more than 30 European destinations and 13 long-haul destinations.
  • The airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world with an average age of 3.8 years, including next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing 737 MAX and Boeing 737-800s
  • Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for six consecutive years at SkyTrax World Airline Awards from 2013-2018, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Norwegian Reward is the airline's free to join award-winning loyalty programme offering members CashPoints and Rewards that reduce the cost of Norwegian flights

Marty St. George has today been appointed interim Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Norwegian following changes in the company’s top management team. St. George has extensive experience from the aviation industry. Until recently, he held the position as CCO of Jet Blue Airways.

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Norwegian sells Argentinian subsidiary to JetSMART Airlines

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 15:42 GMT

Norwegian Air Shuttle has signed an agreement for the sale of 100 per cent of its Argentinian subsidiary Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) to JetSMART Airlines. “We’re taking necessary steps to return to profitability,” said acting CEO Geir Karlsen.

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Norwegian is a listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is the world's fifth largest low-cost airline operating 500 routes to 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean, the U.S and South America. In 2018, Norwegian carried more than 37 million passengers. Norwegian has 11,000 employees and a modern, environmentally friendly fleet of around 170 aircraft with an average age of 3.8 years. Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for six consecutive years at SkyTrax World Airline Awards from 2013 - 2018, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ in 2015, 2016, 2017,2018 and 2019.

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