Blog posts • Sep 13, 2016 13:00 EDT
Norwegian today unveiled plans for world-famous author Roald Dahl to become its first ever British ‘tail fin hero’, with the author’s portrait set to appear on a Norwegian aircraft. Dahl was also a U.S. citizen. The announcement comes on ‘Roald Dahl Day’ as part of celebrations to mark Roald Dahl 100.
Press releases • Sep 12, 2016 08:00 EDT
Three million passengers in three years shows solid demand for and success of low-cost, long-haul flights.
Press releases • Sep 07, 2016 15:00 EDT
Norwegian today announced it will launch flights from four cities in the United States – Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New York City/Newark and Oakland/San Francisco - to Barcelona, Spain, in June 2017. Norwegian will also add service from Oakland/San Francisco to Copenhagen, Denmark, offering five nonstop routes to Europe from the Bay Area by next spring.
Press releases • Sep 06, 2016 09:00 EDT
Norwegian carried almost 2.9 million passengers in August, an increase of 12 percent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was unchanged at 90 percent. The load factor on the company’s intercontinental operation was 96 percent.
Press releases • Aug 04, 2016 06:00 EDT
Norwegian carried more than 2.9 million passengers in July, an increase of nine percent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was 94.6 percent, up 0.8 percentage points.
Press releases • Jul 28, 2016 06:00 EDT
Norwegian today launches its first flight from the United States to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport. The airline’s first-ever nonstop flight to Paris from the U.S. departs from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport this evening, followed by service from Los Angeles International Airport starting July 30 and from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on August 4.
Press releases • Jul 14, 2016 12:07 EDT
Norwegian (NAS) today reported its second quarter results for 2016. The pre-tax result (EBT) was NOK 930 million (£83million); doubling the profit from last year’s result of NOK 456 million. The load factor for this period was 88 percent. In two years, the load factor has increased with eight percentage points. The overall performance was positive in all main markets during the second quarter.
Press releases • Jul 14, 2016 09:00 EDT
Norwegian’s subsidiary, Arctic Aviation Assets Ltd (AAA), has placed a new order of 30 Airbus 321LongRange aircraft.
Press releases • Jul 13, 2016 15:00 EDT
Norwegian signs charter contracts with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations to operate routes from the United States to the Caribbean and Mexico.
Press releases • Jul 12, 2016 07:43 EDT
Norwegian named the ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the second consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the fourth year in a row at the renowned Skytrax World Airline Awards.
Press releases • Jul 06, 2016 02:00 EDT
The company carried more than 2.8 million passengers this month, an increase of 317,821 passengers from the same month previous year. The load factor was 90.2 percent, up 2.2 percentage points.
Press releases • Jun 30, 2016 17:30 EDT
The United States Department of Transportation has today announced it will continue to review the foreign air carrier permit application for Norwegian Air Shuttle’s British-based subsidiary, Norwegian UK (NUK), to operate flights between the United States and Europe. Norwegian UK’s application thereby remains pending, but Norwegian is confident that it will receive its permanent authority.
Press releases • Jun 27, 2016 07:00 EDT
Norwegian will bring its popular French Caribbean flights to Fort Lauderdale later this year. Starting December 17, flights will operate between South Florida and Guadeloupe twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Due to high demand, Norwegian will also add a fourth weekly service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Guadeloupe as of December 17.
Press releases • Jun 23, 2016 06:00 EDT
Norwegian's passengers have donated more than $720K to UNICEF's work for vulnerable children when booking flights online.
Press releases • Jun 06, 2016 06:00 EDT
Strong demand among business and leisure passengers influenced Norwegian’s May traffic figures. The company carried more than 2.6 million passengers this month, an increase of 265,515 from the same month previous year. The load factor was 88.3 percent, up 3.4 percentage points.
Press releases • Jun 02, 2016 12:30 EDT
Norwegian CEO: “This survey serves as a timely reminder that the views and needs of passengers should be put first.”
Norwegian Receives Overwhelming Support on both Sides of the Atlantic for Norwegian Air International
Press releases • May 26, 2016 06:00 EDT
Norwegian has received tremendous support for its Ireland-based subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI), which is awaiting approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for its air operator certificate . On April 15, the DOT issued an order proposing to grant a foreign air carrier permit to NAI and the airline looks forward to DOT’s final order finalizing its decision.
Press releases • May 24, 2016 08:00 EDT
Norwegian has signed an agreement to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to be delivered in spring 2018. With this new agreement, the company’s long-haul fleet will consist of 42 Dreamliners by 2020. Norwegian also exercises 8 of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX8 purchase options.
Press releases • May 23, 2016 08:00 EDT
Service to London, England, Norwegian’s fourth nonstop destination from Las Vegas, begins on October 31. Service to Oslo, Norway begins in November, while service to Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden, began last November.
Blog posts • May 18, 2016 17:00 EDT
"Most of my colleagues and I have worked for a number of airlines and it saddens all of us to hear that we are “stealing American jobs” when we are in fact Americans."