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Norwegian to Discontinue its Transatlantic 737 MAX Routes

Norwegian to Discontinue its Transatlantic 737 MAX Routes

Press releases   •   Aug 13, 2019 10:00 EDT

Norwegian Air will discontinue its transatlantic routes originally operated by the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft this September. The decision follows months of substitute aircraft and wetlease operations covering the airline’s routes due to the global grounding of the 737 MAX aircraft. There are no changes to the 46 routes operated by the Dreamliner from the United States to Europe.

Norwegian reports higher load factor in July

Norwegian reports higher load factor in July

Press releases   •   Aug 06, 2019 06:00 EDT

Norwegian carried more than 3.7 million passengers in July. The load factor was 93.5 percent, up half a percentage point.

Norwegian Air Becomes First Low-Cost Long-Haul Carrier in the U.S. to Offer Biometric Boarding

Norwegian Air Becomes First Low-Cost Long-Haul Carrier in the U.S. to Offer Biometric Boarding

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2019 09:05 EDT

Norwegian Air has become the first low-cost, long-haul carrier to introduce fast and secure next generation facial boarding technology at Los Angeles Airport (LAX), partnering with Vision-Box to offer a world-class passenger experience.

CFO Geir Karlsen appointed interim CEO of Norwegian as Bjørn Kjos steps down

CFO Geir Karlsen appointed interim CEO of Norwegian as Bjørn Kjos steps down

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 03:01 EDT

After 17 years as the CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, Bjørn Kjos will leave the position and continue in a new role as an advisor to the Chairman, with effect from July 11th. Until Norwegian appoints a new CEO, CFO Geir Karlsen will act as interim CEO, while Chairman Niels Smedegaard will take on a more active role in the management.

Norwegian’s financial turnaround moves in the right direction: Increased revenue and reduced cost

Norwegian’s financial turnaround moves in the right direction: Increased revenue and reduced cost

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 03:00 EDT

Norwegian’s second quarter results are characterized by reduced growth and improved profitability, in line with the company’s strategy. Despite the reduced production growth and grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the underlying operating result before ownership costs more than doubled from the same quarter in 2018.

Norwegian Moves Two More Routes to San Francisco; Adjusts Transatlantic Winter Season Program

Norwegian Moves Two More Routes to San Francisco; Adjusts Transatlantic Winter Season Program

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2019 06:00 EDT

Norwegian will move two existing routes from Oakland International Airport to San Francisco International Airport: the two nonstop services to Barcelona-El Prat Airport and to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport, starting this winter season. This follows the change of the London service from Oakland to San Francisco on March 31 earlier this year.

Norwegian Celebrates Five Years of Low-cost Long-haul Service to London Gatwick
Norwegian reports improved unit revenue and higher load factor in June

Norwegian reports improved unit revenue and higher load factor in June

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 06:00 EDT

Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in June. The company’s unit revenue improved by ten percent compared to the same month previous year. A total of 3,475,337 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in June; 21,948 less than the same month previous year. The total traffic (RPK) increased by seven percent, and the capacity growth (ASK) was five percent. The load factor was 91.5 percent.

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