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Agreement between Norwegian and Norwegian Pilot Union (NPU)

Press release   •   Nov 04, 2013 08:44 GMT

Norwegian’s management and Norwegian Pilot Union (NPU) have reached agreement on a new collective agreement for pilots. This means the flight schedule operate as scheduled.

“Both parties are pleased that we have reached an agreement and that we together can all look forward and build a strong, competitive Norwegian that will secure jobs both in the air and on the ground. The most important thing for us today is that our passengers can feel confident that our flight schedule will run as planned,” said Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian”, is a low-cost airline listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Norwegian is the second largest airline in Scandinavia and third largest low cost carrier in Europe. Close to 18 million passengers chose to fly on its network in 2012. Norwegian has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East, as well as long-haul flights to the US and Southeast Asia. The company has a total of 382 routes to 121 destinations on sale and employs approximately 3,000 people in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, UK, Spain and Thailand. The company has 275 undelivered aircraft on firm order. Norwegian was founded in 1993 and its headquarter is in Fornebu, Norway. In June 2013, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. Norwegian offers better leg room than most competitors, in-flight WiFi, world-class punctuality and a fleet of 75 aircraft with an average age of only 4.6 years.