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Norwegian lands at new UK headquarters

Low-cost airline Norwegian has taken another significant step in its huge UK expansion by opening its new UK headquarters by London Gatwick Airport which is at the heart of the airline’s UK operation. Norwegian’s new office is the airline’s first permanent workspace outside of Norway and home to Norwegian staff based in the UK. Key staff in flight operations, training, technic...

Norwegian signs first ever charter agreements in the U.S.

Norwegian signs charter contracts with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations to operate routes from the United States to the Caribbean and Mexico. Norwegian has signed charter agreements with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations for the winter season 2017. Norwegian will station three Boeing 737-800 aircraft in Milwaukee and Chicago and operate routes to Mexico and the Caribbean from December 20...

Norwegian introduces its cheapest ever long-haul fare

Low-cost airline Norwegian has introduced its lowest ever fare from London Gatwick to the US at £135. The new reduced fare is now available on all direct flights to Boston from February 2017 giving travellers seeking a winter city break even more affordable access to the US. Norwegian currently serves eight US cities on its award winning long-haul flights direct from Gatwick with the lowe...

Norwegian launches new low-cost route from Edinburgh to Barcelona this week

Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its UK expansion this week with the launch of its newest route from Edinburgh to the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona with fares from £34.90. From 15 June, Norwegian’s brand new twice weekly flights to Barcelona take off, departing on Wednesdays and Saturdays offering passengers an ideal schedule for a short summer getaway. More than 15,000 seats a...

Norwegian’s subsidiary Norwegian Air International Receives Tentative Approval to fly to the United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation has today issued an order proposing to grant a foreign air carrier permit to Norwegian Air International.When made final, the permit will allow Norwegian Air International to begin operations to the U.S., including the first-ever service between Boston and Cork, Ireland. “A final approval, based on the Open Skies Agreement between the U.S. and EU, wil...

Norwegian finalize Pre-Delivery Payment Financing for fifty Airbus 320 NEO

Arctic Aviation Assets Ltd (AAA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA(Norwegian), has arranged for pre-delivery payment financing (PDP) of fifty Airbus 320 Neo aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2016 to 2019. The facility that covers PDP financing for deliveries until the end of 2019 is structured as a revolving credit facility. ‘These deliveries in the n...

MAEL: Line Maintenance for Norwegian

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, has signed a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Norwegian. The agreement, which commenced on 11th January 2016 will see MAEL’s highly experienced engineering team provide a full suite of line maintenance services for the low-cost airline’s Boeing 737NG operation. The ongoing c...

AirAsia a perfect match for us - Norwegian CEO Kjos

Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) founder and CEO Bjørn Kjos says Malaysian LCC brand AirAsia (AK, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) would be a "perfect match" for his airline. According to Norway's Dagens Næringsliv, Kjos said the two budget carriers could compliment each other's operations with Norwegian's European traffic feeding into AirAsia's Asian operations and vi...