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Norwegian is yet again voted Europe’s best low-cost airline

Press Release   •   Dec 04, 2014 12:20 EST

Norwegian has once again been voted “Europe's best low-cost airline” - this time by AirlineRatings.com. The jury praises Norwegian’s ability to offer its passengers an innovative quality product and new routes at low fares. This is the second year running that Norwegian is awarded this international title by AirlineRatings.com.

AirlineRatings.com recently announced the winners of its "Airline Excellence Awards". For the second year running, Norwegian is named “Europe's best low-cost airline” by the jury. Winners from the other continents are: JetBlue (The Americas), Scoot (Asia / Pacific) and Kulula (Middle East / Africa). Norwegian is the only Nordic airline to receive a title. Last summer, Norwegian was also voted “Europe's best low-cost airline” by the renowned Skytrax World Airline Awards for the second year running.

“The four airlines are standouts in their respective markets with very clever innovations and they consistently delivery an excellent value proposition. These airlines may not always offer the lowest fare but what they always do is deliver the best value. And these airlines open new routes and make travel fun for millions who could previously not afford to fly,” said AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas.

“This recognition means a lot and yet again confirms that customers appreciate Norwegian. We have new aircraft, free WiFi, low fares and many direct flights, but most importantly; we have skilled employees who every day ensure that our passengers enjoy their experience on board. Norwegian has won numerous international awards where the customers themselves have voted for us to become the best low-cost carrier. We will do our utmost and continue to work hard so that everyone has a good journey with us,” says Norwegian's CEO Bjørn Kjos.

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Media contact:
Norwegian’s press office: +47 815 11 816

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian”, is a low-cost airline listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Norwegian is the second largest airline in Scandinavia and third largest low cost carrier in Europe. More than 20 million passengers fly on its network per year. Norwegian has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East, as well as long-haul flights to the US and Southeast Asia. The company has a total of 417 routes to 126 destinations and employs approximately 4,500 people in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, UK, Spain and Thailand. The company has 258 undelivered aircraft on firm order. Norwegian was founded in 1993 and its headquarter is in Fornebu, Norway. In 2013 and 2014, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. Norwegian offers better leg room than most competitors, in-flight WiFi, world-class punctuality and a fleet of 101 aircraft with an average age of only 4.8 years.

Comments (2)

    That's just great!

    I hear so much negative about low cost airlines, particularly from friends of the classic airlines, that this was great news.
    We love these direct, comfortable flights straight back home (Scandinavia).

    We wish you a bright future!

    - Arild Mellembakken - Dec 09, 2014 11:57 EST

    My luggage was very badly damaged and on one piece the handle and legs were broken. I tried to contact the airline, for more than a week after my arrival back in the United States with no results. By the time that I did contact them , I was told they had to see the luggage, and it had to be reported within seven days. There was no one to report it to when I got off the plane at the airport in Florida, and I live in Hawaii. I have traveled for years, and my luggage have never been badly damaged and broken like it was, yet the Norwegian Airlines refused to compensate me for the damage. I would not recommend the airline to anyone.

    - katie lanier - Dec 10, 2014 01:51 EST

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