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Norwegian reports 12 percent passenger growth and high load factor in August

Press release   •   Sep 06, 2016 09:00 EDT

Both the total traffic growth (RPK) and the capacity growth (ASK) increased by 17 percent this month.

“The August traffic figures show that the positive development continues with more passengers and high load factor in all markets. We’re particularly satisfied with the development on our intercontinental operation, appealing to an increasing number of passengers on both sides of the Atlantic,” said CEO Bjørn Kjos of Norwegian.

Norwegian operated 99.6 percent of the scheduled flights in August, whereof 77.6 percent departed on time.

Norwegian’s fleet renewal program continues with full force in 2016 with the delivery of 21 brand new aircraft. The company took delivery of two Boeing 737-800 in August. With an average age of only 3.6 years, Norwegian’s fleet is one of the world’s “greenest” and most modern.

Please find traffic figures report in the attached pdf.

Media Contacts: VP Corporate Communications, Lasse Sandaker-Nielsen, tlf. + 47 45 45 60 12

VP Investor Relations, Tore Østby, tlf. + 47 45 80 48 98

About Norwegian
Norwegian is the world’s sixth largest low-cost airline and carried 26 million passengers in 2015. The airline operates more than 400 routes to over 130 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean and the U.S. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 100 aircraft, with an average age of 3.6 years, making it one of the world’s youngest fleets. Norwegian was named the Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Norwegian was named the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards in 2015 and 2016, and for the fourth consecutive year, named Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline. Norwegian employs 5,500 people. The airline offers 41 nonstop routes from the U.S. to London, Paris, Scandinavia and the Caribbean. Follow @Fly_Norwegian on Twitter, join the discussion on Facebook and keep up with our adventures on Instagram. For more information on Norwegian and its network, visit

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