Tags: Norwegian

Travel restrictions continue to impact Norwegian operations in April

Norwegian’s traffic figures for April are impacted by government travel restrictions and therefore low demand. In April 59431 customers flew with Norwegian, an increase of approximately 18000 compared to the same period last year. The capacity (ASK) was down 7 percent, and the total passenger traffic (RPK) was up by 115 percent. The load factor […]

Norwegian unveils new sustainability strategy

Norwegian has launched a new environmental sustainability strategy that will see the airline seek to cut its CO2 emissions by 45 per cent. The carrier will also aim to remove all non-recyclable plastics and recycle all single-use plastics. Norwegian said its goals were in line with the Paris Agreement. Jacob Schram, chief executive of Norwegian, […]

Norwegian seeks to reconfigure debts to access government support

Norwegian has unveiled plans to strengthen its balance sheet by converting debt to equity in order to meet the requirements of the Norwegian state guarantee program. The low-cost airline hopes to create a sustainable platform taking into account current shareholders and creditors alike. The company reported in February that it was targeting a net profit […]

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

Norwegian has launched “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. Customers travelling on any route across Norwegian’s global network will now be able to stay connected for the entire duration of the flight from pushback to arrival at the gate. Until today, […]

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 […]