Norwegian increases its long-haul fleet and acquires two new Dreamliners

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 06:00 BST

Norwegian has signed an agreement to acquire an additional two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, enabling the company to launch even more long-haul routes. Both aircraft are scheduled to enter service in summer 2017. The 787-9 is larger than the eight 787-8s that Norwegian currently operates on its long-haul routes. With this new agreement, the long-haul fleet will consist of 19 Dreamliners by 2018.


Norwegian launch the UK’s cheapest flight to Boston at £179

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2015 07:00 BST

Low-cost airline Norwegian has today put on sale the UK’s cheapest flights to Boston with fares from £179 one way. The brand new flights went on sale at www.norwegian.com and will offer the only direct link between London Gatwick and Boston Logan – launching on 13 May 2016.


Norwegian signs new landmark deals with tour operators worth over £15 million

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2015 09:29 BST

Low-cost airline Norwegian, today signed a new deal that will provide more destinations for UK thrill seekers hoping to hit the ski slopes this winter.


"Mile-high house hunters", "Airborne auction bidders" and the "In-flight informed" – Norwegian unveils the most popular websites for UK passengers

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2015 09:53 BST

Low cost airline Norwegian, which offers passengers free on-board WiFi, has revealed the favourite websites and mile-high surfing habits of UK passengers. News websites, property portals and online auction sites all feature in the surprising list of UK passengers’ top ten most visited websites in the sky.


Norwegian’s passengers donate more than £40,000 to UNICEF in first month of new online initiative

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2015 10:55 BST

As low-cost airline Norwegian continues its busiest ever summer in the UK, passengers have been in generous mood by donating more than £40,000 to UNICEF’s work for children all over the world.


Norwegian reports passenger and load factor records in July

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 08:28 BST

Norwegian reports a continued passenger growth in July. The airline sets new passenger record with nearly 2.7 million travellers in July, the highest number ever in a single month. July was also characterised by considerable holiday traffic in all markets and a record high load factor of 94 percent.


Norwegian boosts its Reward scheme for frequent flyers

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2015 09:56 BST

Norwegian, recently voted ‘Europe’s best low cost airline’ and the ‘World’s best low cost long-haul airline’, has announced that members of its popular ‘Norwegian Reward’ loyalty programme can now collect CashPoints up to 30 days after departure.


Norwegian reports strong improvement in earnings and record high load factor

Press Releases   •   Jul 16, 2015 06:00 BST

Norwegian (NAS) today reported its second quarter results for 2015. The pre-tax result (EBT) was 456 MNOK, an improvement of 593 MNOK from the previous year. The load factor for this period was 85 percent with strong progress in all of Norwegian’s markets. This also applies to the long-haul operation, where the the passenger number has more than doubled since the same period last year.


Norwegian celebrates anniversary of low-cost flights to America and announces new route to Boston

Press Releases   •   Jul 09, 2015 07:47 BST

Norwegian celebrated the first anniversary of its ground-breaking low-cost, long-haul flights between the UK and America today – by announcing a new route to Boston and confirming that summer 2015 is set to be a record breaker for the airline.


Norwegian takes off in the Spanish domestic market with seven routes into the Canary Islands

Press Releases   •   Jul 09, 2015 07:24 BST

Starting 25 October, Norwegian will link Madrid with daily flights to Gran Canaria and Tenerife North, whereas Barcelona will be served to Gran Canaria, Tenerife North and Fuerteventura, and Malaga to Gran Canaria and Tenerife South, with fares starting for as little as €39.50 one-way, taxes included.

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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 world's seventh largest low-cost airline. 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 over 400 routes to more than 130 destinations and employs approximately 5,500 people. The company has several hundred 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, a fleet of around 100 aircraft with an average age of only four years; one of the youngest fleets in the world. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. Norwegian was also the first airline to be awarded the World's best low-cost long-haul airline in 2015 by SkyTrax. 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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