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Norwegian Named Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes for a Second Time

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader. The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United States in 2017. Norwegian once again rose to the top as […]

IAG takes a near 5% stake in Norwegian, weighs full offer

International Airlines Group (IAG) on April 12, 2018, acquired a 4.61% ownership position in budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle to initiate discussions with the airline, including the possibility of a full offer for Norwegian. A potential deal could value the carrier at $3 billion with debt, sources say. “IAG considers Norwegian to be an attractive […]

Norwegian strives for major expansion in 2018

Norwegian, the third biggest low-cost carrier in Europe, is preparing for major expansion in 2018. The airline plans to take “to new heights” by launching new long-haul routes, as well as increasing frequency of current flights to the United States. “This year will see us fly to new heights as the UK will continue to be […]

Norwegian’s global expansion continues with a passenger growth of 14 percent in August

Norwegian has yet again hit the three million passenger mark. In August, the airline carried almost 3.3 million passengers, an increase of 14 percent compared to the same month previous year. The strongest growth is on Norwegian’s long-haul routes and in the Spanish market. The load factor increased to 91 percent in August.  Norwegian carried […]

Norwegian carried more than 3 million passengers in June

Norwegian passes 200 million passengers milestone since first flights in 2002. Norwegian reached a new milestone in June, flying more than three million passengers in one single month. Since Norwegian first started flying in 2002, the airline has now carried over 200 million passengers. Norwegian carried 3,059,402 passengers in June, a 10 per cent increase compared to […]

Norwegian Dreamliners to serve London – Singapore route

Norwegian LCC Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) announced that it will launch new low-cost non-stop services connecting London Gatwick (LGW) and Singapore Changi (SIN) on September 28, 2017. It will use a 344-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft in a two-class configuration offering economy and premium cabins. The airline will initially fly four times per week, with […]

Norwegian named Europe’s Best Low Cost Airline for fourth consecutive year at industry awards

Norwegian was today awarded the title of ‘Best Low Cost Airline – Europe’ for a fourth consecutive year by leading industry website www.airlineratings.com. Airlineratings.com attracts over 14 million visitors from 232 countries, with the website announcing its Airline Excellence Awards each year to celebrate and promote excellence in the airline industry. In selecting Norwegian as […]

Norwegian unlocks new Escape Lounge to Premium passengers at Oakland-San Francisco

Low-cost airline Norwegian will give Premium passengers travelling to Gatwick from Oakland International Airport (OAK) free access to the airport’s brand new Escape Lounge from this month. Passengers flying in Norwegian’s Premium cabin on its award-winning low-cost flights from the Bay Area will benefit from complimentary access to the new Escape Lounge operated by Manchester Airports […]