Norwegian reports year-end traffic figures: Record high load factor and 26 million passengers in 2015
Press releases • Jan 08, 2016 06:00 EST
Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year for 2015. The past year, Norwegian flew 25.7 million passengers, two million more than the previous year, and achieved a load factor of 86 per cent, up from 81 per cent in 2014.
Press releases • Dec 16, 2015 08:00 EST
Norwegian Air Resources Holding (NARH) and OSM Aviation have signed an agreement to form a stronger global partnership in employment and management of aviation crew, with NARH acquiring 50 percent of OSM Aviation.
Norwegian Adds Oakland/San Francisco Bay-London Service, Increases LA-London Flights and Moves Forward Boston-London Launch
Press releases • Dec 14, 2015 09:00 EST
Norwegian will significantly increase flights from the United States to one of its biggest European hubs: London Gatwick. The airline announced today that it will connect San Francisco Bay Area and London with thrice-weekly service commencing on May 12, 2016. In May 2016, Norwegian will also increase flights from Los Angeles to London Gatwick by adding a fourth weekly flight on May 10.
Press releases • Dec 04, 2015 06:11 EST
Norwegian’s November traffic figures are characterised by growth on intercontinental and European routes. The load factor also increased this month - by 4.1 percentage points to 83 per cent compared to the same month last year. Norwegian carried close to 2 million customers this month, an increase of 11 per cent.
Press releases • Dec 03, 2015 14:00 EST
Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline, today launched its first flights from the United States to Guadeloupe and Martinique in the French Caribbean.
Press releases • Nov 17, 2015 11:59 EST
The International Council on Clean Transportation today released a study that compares the fuel efficiency, of the top 20 airlines on transatlantic routes between the United States/Canada and Europe in 2014.Norwegian was named the most fuel-efficient airline on transatlantic routes, on average achieving 40 passenger kilometers per liter (pax-km/L) of fuel with its predominately Boeing 787-8 fleet.
Press releases • Nov 13, 2015 11:00 EST
Norwegian, Europe’s third largest low-cost airline, has today been granted a UK Operating License opening up bilateral traffic rights to a series of potential new markets including Asia, South America and South Africa as the airline continues its huge growth in the UK.
Press releases • Nov 10, 2015 19:07 EST
Norwegian Air, the world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, today celebrated its new service from Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport to both Copenhagen, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden. The world’s fastest-growing airline now offers 25 nonstop routes to Europe (Copenhagen, London, Oslo and Stockholm) from the U.S., more than any other European airline.
Press releases • Nov 06, 2015 08:30 EST
Norwegian’s October traffic figures were characterized by international growth, particularly on the long-haul routes, a trend the company has reported over the past months. The solid load factor continued this month and was 88 percent, up 6.2 percentage points from the same month previous year. The company carried approximately 2.4 million passengers in October, an increase of six percent.
Press releases • Nov 02, 2015 09:00 EST
Today, Norwegian and UNICEF have sent an aircraft fully loaded with school supplies and emergency aid to Jordan to help Syrian refugee children. The aircraft is now on its way from Copenhagen to Amman in Jordan as part of Norwegian and UNICEF Norway’s efforts to help some of the two million Syrian refugee children.
Press releases • Oct 22, 2015 06:01 EDT
Norwegian Air continues to expand its international operations by signing an agreement to purchase 19 new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, more than quadrupling its current long-haul fleet to 38 aircraft within the next five years. The new order will enable the company to launch even more long-haul routes and expand its existing network in the coming years.
Press releases • Oct 20, 2015 06:00 EDT
Norwegian’s passengers have donated more than $200,000 to UNICEF’s work for children all over the world since the launch of the donation programme launched in June. Customers have donated money when purchasing flights online between June and October. In October, all donations will be used to fill an airplane from Norwegian with school supplies and emergency aid to Syrian refugee children.
Press releases • Oct 06, 2015 07:27 EDT
Continued passenger growth and solid load factors were the key factors in Norwegian’s September traffic figures. More than 2.4 million customers flew with the airline this month. The load factor was 88.2 percent and long-haul operations contributed considerably to the positive traffic figures.
Press releases • Oct 05, 2015 09:00 EDT
Norwegian Air and UNICEF will send an aircraft fully loaded with emergency aid and school supplies from Oslo, Norway to Amman, Jordan in November to help Syrian children living in refugee camps. Through this initiative, Norwegian and UNICEF will help the more than two million children affected by the brutal civil war in Syria. Norwegian’s CEO, Bjørn Kjos, will also be on the flight to assist.
Press releases • Sep 28, 2015 23:30 EDT
Norwegian won two prestigious Passenger Choice Awards at the renowned APEX Awards Ceremony this evening at the annual ceremony which took place at the APEX EXPO in Portland, OR. The airline won the categories Best in Region: Europe and Best Inflight Publication, for n Magazine. It was the second year in a row Norwegian was named Best in Region: Europe by passengers.
Press releases • Sep 28, 2015 06:00 EDT
Norwegian to launch direct, low-cost service from Boston and New York to Cork, Ireland – the only transatlantic flights to operate to Cork Airport – and service from Cork to Barcelona.
Press releases • Sep 05, 2015 20:01 EDT
Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2015 by the renowned World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry's most prestigious awards program, rewarding leaders in the travel sector around the globe. In 2014, over 650,000 individual votes were cast by travel professionals and high-end tourism consumers.
Press releases • Aug 27, 2015 06:00 EDT
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.
Press releases • Aug 18, 2015 06:00 EDT
Norwegian announced it is launching direct service from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Copenhagen, Denmark (CPH) and Oslo, Norway (OSL), beginning May 2016. Last month the airline also announced it would start nonstop service to London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) in May 2016. Flights to Oslo will be twice weekly and to Copenhagen once weekly.