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Norwegian reports 16 percent passenger growth in April

Press Releases   •   May 07, 2018 07:06 BST

Norwegian carried more than three million passengers in April, an increase of 16 percent compared to the same month previous year.

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Response to IAG comments on May 4th

Press Releases   •   May 04, 2018 09:06 BST

The Board of Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) confirms that it has received two separate conditional proposals from IAG Group in relation to an acquisition of 100 percent of the share capital of NAS.

These proposals were reviewed in conjunction with NAS’ financial and legal advisers, and were unanimously rejected on the basis that they undervalued NAS and its prospects. The Board of NAS remains fully committed to delivering on its stated strategy, for the benefit of all NAS shareholders.

Norwegian in the UK and Ireland:

  • Norwegian carries 5.8 million UK passengers each year from London Gatwick, Edinburgh and Manchester Airports to 50 destinations worldwide
  • Norwegian is the third largest airline at London Gatwick, with 4.6 million yearly passengers, and with more than 1,000 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 Singapore
  • In 2017, Norwegian also launched affordable transatlantic flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US East Coast, using the brand new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
  • Norwegian is the only airline to offer free inflight WiFi on UK flights to more than 30 European destinations
  • The airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world with an average age of 3.6 years, including next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 737 MAX and Boeing 737-800s
  • Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for five consecutive years at SkyTrax World Airline Awards from 2013-2017, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ in 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • 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

The Board of Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) confirms that it has received two separate conditional proposals from IAG Group in relation to an acquisition of 100% of the share capital of NAS.

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Another bite of the Big Apple thanks to Norwegian

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 09:19 BST

Norwegian is pleased to announce that from 28th October 2018 the airline will add an additional frequency between London Gatwick and New York JFK.

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Norwegian loyalty scheme wins two awards at 2018 Freddie Awards

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 12:00 BST

Norwegian Reward, the loyalty programme of Norwegian has won ‘Program of the Year Europe & Africa’ for the second consecutive year at the 2018 Freddie Awards in Seattle last night.

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Norwegian double daily flights from Dublin to New York take off

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2018 13:13 BST

Commencing today Norwegian now offers a double daily service to New York Stewart International from Dublin providing passengers with greater choice and flexibility at an affordable price.

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Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2018 06:04 BST

Norwegian today reported its first quarter earnings for 2018 with a result of NOK -46.2 million (- £ 4.16 million). The quarter was characterized by international expansion, strong passenger growth and higher fuel cost. A successful private placement of shares was completed this quarter.

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Norwegian - On Air episode #6: Norwegian's growth benefits local economies and creates new jobs

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 14:30 BST

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Norwegian to increase USA flights from Ireland and Scotland this winter

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2018 09:00 BST

Norwegian is increasing flights from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports to the USA during the winter season.

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Comment to IAG’s acquisition of Norwegian shares

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2018 11:50 BST

Comment to IAG’s acquisition of Norwegian shares

Norwegian has just been made aware that the International Airline Group (IAG) has acquired of 4.6 percent of the shares in Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA. Norwegian had no prior knowledge of this acquisition before it was reported by the media mid-morning Thursday. Norwegian has not been in any discussions or dialogue with IAG about the matter. Norwegian believes that interest from one of the largest international aviation groups demonstrates the sustainability and potential of our business model and global growth.

The company has no further comments at this stage.

Norwegian in the UK and Ireland:

  • Norwegian carries 5.8 million UK passengers each year from London Gatwick, Edinburgh and Manchester Airports to 50 destinations worldwide
  • Norwegian is the third largest airline at London Gatwick, with 4.6 million yearly passengers, and with more than 1,000 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 Singapore
  • In 2017, Norwegian also launched affordable transatlantic flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US East Coast, using the brand new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
  • Norwegian is the only airline to offer free inflight WiFi on UK flights to more than 30 European destinations
  • The airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world with an average age of 3.6 years, including next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 737 MAX and Boeing 737-800s
  • Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for five consecutive years at SkyTrax World Airline Awards from 2013-2017, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ in 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • 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

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Norwegian - On Air episode #5: Norwegian Cargo

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2018 16:16 BST

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  • For customer service: 0330 8280854
The UK press office is available 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. We can assist with lead in fares, UK flight information, corporate news and aviation commentary.

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About Norwegian

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Norwegian is a listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is the world's sixth 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 2017, Norwegian carried around 33 million passengers. Norwegian has almost 9,000 employees and a modern, environmentally friendly fleet of more than 150 aircraft with an average age of 3.6 years. Norwegian has been voted ‘Europe’s best low-cost carrier’ by passengers for five consecutive years at SkyTrax World Airline Awards from 2013-2017, along with being awarded the ‘World's best low-cost long-haul airline’ in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

For more information, visit www.norwegian.com

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