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Corona crisis: Norwegian positive to the government’s tax cut – further measures with immediate liquidity effect are crucial

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2020 13:38 GMT

The company is continuously working to reduce costs even further. However, the corona crisis has now led to the need of powerful and extraordinary measures from the government.

Norwegian to suspend more than 4000 flights and implement layoffs

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2020 16:36 GMT

Following the U.S. ban on travel from most of Europe and the escalating coronavirus situation, Norwegian has decided to ground 40 percent of its long-haul fleet and cancel up to 25 percent of its short-haul flights until the end of May. The changes apply to the company’s entire route network.

Norwegian to cancel approximately 3000 flights and implement temporary layoffs due to the effects of COVID-19

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2020 12:03 GMT

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Norwegian is preparing to cancel approximately 3000 flights between mid-March and mid-June. This represents approximately 15 percent of the total capacity for this period. The company has also put several other measures in place, including temporary layoffs of a significant share of its workforce.

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue and improved punctuality in February

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue and improved punctuality in February

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 07:28 GMT

Norwegian’s traffic figures for February show that the company continues to deliver on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability, with significant improvements in unit revenue and a better punctuality. Due to the COVID-19 virus Norwegian currently experiences reduced demand on some routes and have decided to cancel 22 flights between Europe and the U.S.

Norwegian Ranked Largest Foreign Airline in New York City for 2019

Norwegian Ranked Largest Foreign Airline in New York City for 2019

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2020 11:03 GMT

Norwegian has maintained its leadership position as the largest foreign airline in New York City for 2019, after surpassing Air Canada in February 2019, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (PANYNJ) year-end traffic statistics. For full-year 2019, Norwegian handled 2,057,284 customers in New York City.

Norwegian doubles 2019 underlying operating result before ownership costs and achieves cost-reduction target

Norwegian doubles 2019 underlying operating result before ownership costs and achieves cost-reduction target

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 06:01 GMT

Norwegian today reported its full year and fourth quarter 2019 results. Year on year, unit revenue increased in nine consecutive months, driven by maturing routes and the optimisation of Norwegian's global route network. The punctuality has improved considerably during the past six quarters, and in the fourth quarter 2019 it was up 3.1 percentage points to 82.6 percent.

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with upgraded technology – up to 200,000 tons per year

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with upgraded technology – up to 200,000 tons per year

Press releases   •   Feb 07, 2020 10:49 GMT

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft. The upgraded weather service provided by AVTECH Sweden AB, can reduce CO2 emissions by an additional 10,000 – 15,000 tons per year. In the past few years.

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, record high punctuality and higher load factor

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, record high punctuality and higher load factor

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2020 07:00 GMT

Norwegian’s traffic figures for January show that the company continues to deliver on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability with significant improvement in unit revenue, load factor and record high punctuality.

Norwegian launches new route to Greece

Norwegian launches new route to Greece

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2020 15:57 GMT

Airline adds capacity to key European routes for summer 2020

Norwegian implements new hand baggage policy

Norwegian implements new hand baggage policy

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2020 13:19 GMT

To ensure that everyone travelling with Norwegian has a smooth, comfortable flight that departs on time, the company is today implementing a new hand baggage policy. Bookings made before January 23rd will not be affected by the new policy.

Norwegian wins two coveted accolades at the Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards

Norwegian wins two coveted accolades at the Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2020 10:05 GMT

Airline wins CFO / Treasury Team of the Year and the Aviation 100 Equity Deal of the Year. Norwegian recognised for multiple milestones throughout 2019 as airline continues strategic change moving from growth to profitability

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, better on-time performance and lower CO2-emissions in 2019 – unit revenue increase by 21 percent in December

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, better on-time performance and lower CO2-emissions in 2019 – unit revenue increase by 21 percent in December

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 07:01 GMT

Norwegian’s traffic figures for 2019 show that the company is delivering on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability. The planned capacity reduction and optimisation of the route network have had a positive impact on the figures. More than 36 million passengers chose to travel with Norwegian in 2019.

Norwegian launches Boxing Day sale on all long-haul flights from the UK

Norwegian launches Boxing Day sale on all long-haul flights from the UK

Press releases   •   Dec 27, 2019 12:35 GMT

Transatlantic flights from £134.90 one-way Flights to South America from £179.90 one-way Fly to Europe from £29.90 one-way in the sale

Norwegian upcycles uniforms into a series of new, sustainable products

Norwegian upcycles uniforms into a series of new, sustainable products

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2019 11:32 GMT

Norwegian’s latest project with UNICEF Norway helps children, provides work for immigrant women and reduces the company’s environmental impact. By upcycling the company’s uniforms, thousands of items can be saved from landfills – a crucial move in the fight against textile waste.

Christmas Day can now last that little bit longer thanks to Norwegian

Christmas Day can now last that little bit longer thanks to Norwegian

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2019 13:30 GMT

If you are dreaming of jetting off this Christmas but thought it was too late to book you can still fly away thanks to Norwegian.

Norwegian offers customers CO2-offsetting and becomes first airline to sign UN climate action initiative

Norwegian offers customers CO2-offsetting and becomes first airline to sign UN climate action initiative

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 12:41 GMT

Norwegian has partnered with climate company CHOOOSE to make it easy for customers to offset their carbon footprint when buying a ticket with the airline. The initiative has been welcomed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Norwegian’s unit revenue increased by 18 percent in November

Norwegian’s unit revenue increased by 18 percent in November

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 07:03 GMT

Norwegian’s traffic figures for November shows an increased unit revenue for the eighth consecutive month and was up 18 percent compared to the same month previous year. At the same time, the capacity was reduced, which is in line with the company’s strategy. The load factor was 83 percent, up by 4.2 percentage points.

Marty St. George appointed interim Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 16:09 GMT

Marty St. George has today been appointed interim Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Norwegian following changes in the company’s top management team. St. George has extensive experience from the aviation industry. Until recently, he held the position as CCO of Jet Blue Airways.

Norwegian sells Argentinian subsidiary to JetSMART Airlines

Norwegian sells Argentinian subsidiary to JetSMART Airlines

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 15:42 GMT

Norwegian Air Shuttle has signed an agreement for the sale of 100 per cent of its Argentinian subsidiary Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) to JetSMART Airlines. “We’re taking necessary steps to return to profitability,” said acting CEO Geir Karlsen.

Jacob Schram appointed new CEO of Norwegian

Jacob Schram appointed new CEO of Norwegian

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2019 10:35 GMT

Norwegian’s Board of Directors has today appointed Jacob Schram as CEO of Norwegian, starting January 1st 2020. Geir Karlsen will continue as CFO and Deputy CEO.