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Norwegian takes delivery of Boeing’s 1,000th 737-800 aircraft with Sky Interior

Press release   •   Feb 11, 2014 14:00 EST

Today Norwegian took delivery of Boeing’s 1,000th 737-800 aircraft with the sleek Sky Interior. The interior is more spacious and comfortable and has more room for carry-on luggage.

Norwegian has taken delivery of two brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The two aircraft landed at Oslo Airport on Tuesday morning. One of these planes is Boeing’s 1,000th 737 aircraft featuring the so-called Sky Interior. Norwegian now boasts the largest Sky Interior fleet in Europe.

It is crucial for Norwegian to offer customers a good and comfortable passenger experience, something the Boeing’s Sky Interior contributes with by offering more space, more room for carry-on luggage and comfortable lighting.

Newer and more environmentally friendly aircraft
Norwegian has now taken delivery of four out of 14 Boeing 737-800s to be delivered in 2014. In addition, the company will take delivery of four 787 Dreamliners this year. The company’s fleet has an average age of 4.8, making it one of the most modern and environmentally friendly in Europe.

About Sky Interior
Norwegian received its first Boeing 737-800 aircraft with Boeing Sky Interior in 2010. The sleek design features curving architecture and new cove lighting based on Boeing’s Dreamliner interior. The LED “mood”lighting adds a feeling of spaciousness and improves the cabin perception. The cabin crew can also simulate sunset and sunrise, enhancing passenger comfort and ambience. Read more about the Sky Interior here.

Media Contact:Norwegian’s Press Office: +47 815 21 815

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 416 routes to 126 destinations and employs approximately 3,500 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, 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 89 aircraft with an average age of only 4.8 years.