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Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July 2018

Norwegian reported a new passenger record in July as it carried almost 3.8 million passengers in a single month. The total number of passengers increased by 13 percent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was 93 percent.  Norwegian carried3,796,283 passengers in July, an increase of 13 percent compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth (RPK) incre...

Norwegian launches pilot recruitment drive in Ireland as airline continues transatlantic expansion

Airline looking to recruit 40 pilots, almost doubling the current number of flight crew currently operating out of Dublin base Recruitment drive is a result of previously announced transatlantic expansion in Ireland including a new route between Dublin and Hamilton / Toronto. Due to continued expansion Norwegian has launched a recruitment drive in Ireland for pilots who hold a Boeing 737...

Norwegian to operate latest Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from London Gatwick

Airline among the first carriers to operate Boeing’s newest aircraft type at Gatwick Airport 737 MAX to initially be operated on selected Nordic routes Norwegian is introducing its newest single-aisle aircraft at London Gatwick this summer to service selected short-haul flights to Europe. For the first time, the airline is operating the new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to and from Londo...

Norwegian to increase number of transatlantic flights from Ireland by over 35% next summer

Airline confirms summer 2019 schedule with new route and increases from Dublin and Shannon Flights from Cork Airport to Providence-Boston to return next summer Norwegian continues its growth in Ireland by announcing its new expanded 2019 summer schedule with 37% more weekly departures to the USA and Canada. Consumers can now book the airline’s lowest fares for travel to the US East...

Norwegian’s father and son pilots fly the Dreamliner to New York ahead of Father's Day

Captain and 27-year old co-pilot son fly from London Gatwick to New York to mark Father’s Day Norwegian mark’s Father’s Day by operating a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from London to New York by a Captain and his co-pilot son. The flight is the first time the airline has had a father and son fly the 787 Dreamliner together from London Gatwick. Europe’s third...

Norwegian launches the UK’s cheapest direct flights to Denver and Seattle from just £179

Norwegian is expanding its trailblazing long-haul network by launching the UK’s cheapest direct flights to Denver and Seattle from just £179 one way. On 16th September, the airline will commence the only direct service from London Gatwick to Denver and the following day, 17th September, Norwegian’s first route to America’s Pacific Northwest will take flight, giving busin...

Norwegian to open new pilot base in Dublin and recruit new pilots to support international growth

Norwegian will open a new pilot base at Dublin Airport later this year to support the airline’s growing international operations, including the new transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast. Recruitment is now underway for new pilot positions for the Dublin base. Earlier this summer, Norwegian launched 24 weekly transatlantic flights from Cork, Shannon, Dublin and Belfas...

Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and high load factors in July

Norwegian marked another milestone in July, as the company carried more than 3.3 million passengers in a single month. The total number of passengers increased by 15 per cent compared to the same month last year. The load factor was 94 per cent. Norwegian carried 3,358,565 passengers in July, an increase of 15 per cent compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth (RPK) increas...