CFO Geir Karlsen appointed interim CEO of Norwegian as Bjørn Kjos steps down

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 06:35 BST

After 17 years as the CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, Bjørn Kjos (72) will leave the position and continue in a new role as an advisor to the Chairman, with effect from July 11th. Until Norwegian appoints a new CEO, CFO Geir Karlsen (54) will act as interim CEO, while Chairman Niels Smedegaard (57) will take on a more active role in the management.

Norwegian’s financial turnaround moves in the right direction: Increased revenue and reduced cost

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 06:01 BST

Norwegian’s second quarter results are characterised by reduced growth and improved profitability, in line with the company’s strategy. Despite the reduced production growth and grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the underlying operating result before ownership costs more than doubled from the same quarter in 2018.

Norwegian celebrates five years of low-cost long-haul at London Gatwick with 15% reduced fares from under £140

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 09:00 BST

Norwegian today marks five years of operating long-haul flights at London Gatwick which has transformed the transatlantic market and benefitted UK consumers with lower fares.

Norwegian reports improved unit revenue and higher load factor in June

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 07:00 BST

Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in June. The company’s unit revenue improved by 10 percent compared to the same month previous year.

Norwegian launches 75,000 seats from Edinburgh to Scandinavia this winter with fares from £45

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2019 10:30 BST

Award-winning airline, Norwegian today announces the launch of more than 75,000 seats between Edinburgh and Europe this winter.

Norwegian Holidays has relaunched to give customers an even better package travel experience

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2019 10:28 BST

Airline has relaunched its package holiday solution Norwegian Holidays with new partner TripX

Norwegian begins release of sizzling hot fares to the USA for Summer 2020 from under £160

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 10:00 BST

Norwegian today announces the release of more than one million seats to the USA, launching the release of its summer 2020 flight schedule.

Norwegian improves customer experience by introducing gate to gate Wi-Fi connectivity

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2019 12:30 BST

Norwegian today launches “gate-to-gate” Wi-Fi which gives passengers access to the airline’s Wi-Fi network as soon as they step on board the aircraft.

Norwegian announces new route from Manchester to Bergen

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2019 10:23 BST

Norwegian is expanding its Scandinavian network at Manchester Airport with the addition of a new non-stop service to Bergen. Passengers in Manchester and the North West will now be able to explore the Norwegian city of Bergen for less this winter with fares from £43.90 one way.

Norwegian is named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for fifth consecutive year

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2019 12:20 BST

Norwegian was today named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fifth consecutive year at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards in Paris.

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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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