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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...

Boeing, Norwegian Celebrate Delivery of Airline's First 737 MAX 8s

 Boeing and Norwegian celebrated the delivery of the airline's first two 737 MAX 8s. Norwegian is the first European carrier to take delivery of the 737 MAX and will deploy the airplanes on transatlantic flights between northern Europe and the east coast of the United States. "We have been eagerly awaiting the delivery of our Boeing 737 MAX, and we are ove...

Norwegian to launch new low-cost flights to Seattle and Denver

- London Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver starting from September with fares from £199 - Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on sale now from £199 at www.norwegian.com/uk More than 125,000 seats are av...

Norwegian launches new direct flight to Rhodes from £29.90 one-way

Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its expansion at London Gatwick with a new direct service to Rhodes, with fares from just £29.90 one-way. Launching just in time for a summer break, Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes departs on Saturday 17 June with a weekly service throughout summer, until 16 September. Rhodes will be the fifth Greek island Norwegian serves direct from...

Norwegian expands summer 2017 flights at Edinburgh

Low-cost airline Norwegian has put on sale an increased number of low-cost flights from Edinburgh this summer including the return of its newest route to Barcelona from £34.90. Norwegian is placing the Scottish capital at the centre of its rapid UK growth and ahead of planned transatlantic flights to the USA to be announced in the coming weeks, the airline is also expanding its...

Norwegian to create more than 130 jobs in Scotland ahead of plans for continued expansion at Edinburgh Airport

Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced it will be creating more than 130 crew and pilot jobs in Scotland as it prepares for continued growth at Edinburgh Airport in 2017. Norwegian began flying from Edinburgh in 2009 and has now flown over 1.1 million passengers with services to six European destinations. With a range of new aircraft being delivered in 2017, including the brand new Boeing 737...

Norwegian Air Plans to Hire U.S. Pilots for Florida 787 Push

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, the focus of protests by U.S. carriers and unions over labor practices, plans to recruit and hire commercial airline pilots in the country as the carrier expands flights out of Florida. Norwegian, supported by a fleet of Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners, will be the only European airline to hire U.S.-based pilots,  according to a statement Monday from the For...

Norwegian Air Says It Backs Unions

Both Norwegian Air Shuttle and the Association of Flight Attendants say they back the right of the carrier’s U.S. based flight attendants to vote for union representation. The Norwegian airline and the largest flight attendant union don’t agree on much else. AFA says anti-union Norwegian opposed the right of its U.S.-based flight attendants to be represented by a union, the Norwe...