Norwegian launches three new summer routes

News   •   Jan 16, 2015 11:31 GMT

Norwegian continues to expand its route network with new destinations and more flights to already popular destinations. Stockholm - Corsica (Bastia), Madrid - Nice and London - Kefalonia (Greece) are new routes commencing in April.


Norwegian launches new route from London Gatwick

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2015 08:22 GMT

Norwegian continues to expand its route network. The Greek island of Kefalonia is a new destination from Norwegian’s UK base at London Gatwick. The new route commences in April.


Norwegian reports December traffic figures: Carried 24 million passengers in 2014 and 130 million passengers since its first flight

Press Releases   •   Jan 07, 2015 07:06 GMT

Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 24 million passengers in 2014, an increase of three million compared to 2013. Since the company’s first flight in 2002, 130 million passengers have traveled with Norwegian.


Norwegian submits formal complaint about differential treatment to the EU and ESA

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2014 07:49 GMT

Norwegian wants equal conditions of competition in the Scandinavian aviation market and has therefore submitted a formal complaint regarding unlawful differential treatment in favour of SAS to the European Commission and ESA (EFTA Surveillance Authority).


Norwegian arrives Birmingham airport and launches new routes to Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 10:04 GMT

Norwegian continues to expand its route network in the UK and will for the first time offer non-stop service from Birmingham to Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga. The airline also adds Malaga as a new destination from Edinburgh.


Norwegian is yet again voted Europe’s best low-cost airline

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2014 17:20 GMT

Norwegian has once again been voted “Europe's best low-cost airline” - this time by AirlineRatings.com. The jury praises Norwegian’s ability to offer its passengers an innovative quality product and new routes at low fares. This is the second year running that Norwegian is awarded this international title by AirlineRatings.com.


Norwegian reports rise in traffic figures and high punctuality

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2014 07:15 GMT

Norwegian reports a traffic growth of 21 percent in November. The company carried more than 1.7 million passengers this month. The load factor was 79 percent, up 2.8 percentage points from the same month previous year.


Bjørn Kjos in the US: “We do what Obama wants – we create jobs for Americans and offer Americans cheap flights”

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2014 13:15 GMT

Today, Norwegian's CEO Bjørn Kjos will call on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to once and for all approve the application for a foreign air carrier permit for the company’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) in a speech in Washington D.C.


Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA - successful placement of new secured bond issue

Press Releases   •   Nov 12, 2014 12:40 GMT

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA has successfully completed a new secured bond issue of NOK 225 million with maturity date in November 2017.


Norway’s first ever biofuel flight took off today

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2014 15:47 GMT

Today, Norwegian is proud to carry out its first ever flight with biofuel. Norwegian’s flight DY631 from Bergen to Oslo took off this afternoon with almost 50 percent biofuel; a flight that emits over 40 percent less than an average flight with regular fuel.

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About Norwegian


Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian”, is a low-cost airline listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Norwegian is the second largest airline in Scandinavia and third largest low cost carrier in Europe. The company reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 24 million passengers in 2014. Norwegian has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East, as well as long-haul flights to the US and Southeast Asia. The company has a total of 424 routes to 130 destinations and employs approximately 4,500 people in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, UK, Spain and Thailand. The company has 258 undelivered aircraft on firm order. Norwegian was founded in 1993 and its headquarter is in Fornebu, Norway. Norwegian offers better leg room than most competitors, in-flight WiFi on short haul, world-class punctuality and a fleet of 96 aircraft with an average age of only 4.8 years. In 2013 and 2014, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. In 2014, Norwegian also won three prizes at the prestigious Passenger Choice Awards for Best Airline in Europe, Best Inflight Connectivity & Communications and Best Single Achievement in Passenger Experience for its moving map on the 787 Dreamliners. In addition, Norwegian was awarded Europe's best low-cost airline by AirlineRatings.com for the second year running.

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