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Norwegian commits to reduce CO2 emissions by 45 percent by 2030

Norwegian commits to reduce CO2 emissions by 45 percent by 2030

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2020 09:00 BST

Today Norwegian has launched a new environmental sustainability strategy that will begin immediately and deliver several industry leading targets. Cutting CO2 emissions by 45 percent, remove all non-recyclable plastics and recycle all single-use plastics are key commitments in the new strategy. The goal is in line with the 1.5°C target set forth in the Paris Agreement.

Norwegian August 2020 traffic figures heavily influenced by travel restrictions and drop in demand

Norwegian August 2020 traffic figures heavily influenced by travel restrictions and drop in demand

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2020 07:00 BST

Norwegian’s traffic figures for August are heavily influenced by the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent travel restrictions and drop in demand. In August, capacity was 94% lower than last year, while the flights that were operated had a load factor of 62.1%.

Norwegian strongly affected by COVID-19 – 71 percent passenger decline, 8,000 furloughed or laid off employees and 140 grounded aircraft

Norwegian strongly affected by COVID-19 – 71 percent passenger decline, 8,000 furloughed or laid off employees and 140 grounded aircraft

Press releases   •   Aug 28, 2020 06:00 BST

Norwegian today reported its results for the first half year of 2020. The figures are as expected heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with a net loss of NOK 5.3 billion. During the first half of 2020, 5.31 million customers travelled with the company; a decrease of 71 percent compared to the same period last year.

Invitation to presentation of Norwegian's Second quarter report

Press releases   •   Aug 13, 2020 09:59 BST

Norwegian has scheduled a presentation of the interim report for the second quarter and first half year 2020 on Friday 28 August and invite to a presentation and live stream at 08:30 CET.

Tor-Arne Fosser joins Norwegian as new Executive Vice President of the Airline Ecosystem department

Tor-Arne Fosser joins Norwegian as new Executive Vice President of the Airline Ecosystem department

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2020 07:01 BST

Tor-Arne Fosser will join Norwegian as Executive Vice President (EVP) Airline Ecosystem from October 1, 2020. He is currently the Chief Marketing Officer for Telenor Denmark.

Norwegian to Restart Short Haul Flights from the UK and Serve a Wider European Network from July

Norwegian to Restart Short Haul Flights from the UK and Serve a Wider European Network from July

Press releases   •   Jun 17, 2020 07:01 BST

Norwegian is pleased to announce that in line with other European carriers and as a result of increased customer demand the airline will begin to operate flights between London Gatwick to Oslo, London Gatwick to Copenhagen, Edinburgh to Oslo and Edinburgh to Copenhagen from July 1st.

New management structure in Norwegian

New management structure in Norwegian

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 14:45 BST

CEO Jacob Schram today announces the new management structure in Norwegian. The biggest changes involve two distinct commercial units in the Group, greater employee and customer focus, more efficient operation and, not least, an organization that facilitates broad cooperation across the business.

Norwegian finalises recapitalisation and secures state aid

Norwegian finalises recapitalisation and secures state aid

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 08:26 BST

Norwegian confirms that the restructuring is completed and that the state loan guarantee of in total NOK 3 billion has been approved. The company has now converted NOK 12.7 billion of debt to equity and laid a solid foundation for the future, although the next months will remain challenging.

Norwegian’s pilot and cabin crew companies in Sweden and Denmark file for bankruptcy

Norwegian’s pilot and cabin crew companies in Sweden and Denmark file for bankruptcy

Press releases   •   Apr 20, 2020 12:03 BST

The pilots and cabin crew in Scandinavia are employed in subsidiaries in the Norwegian Group. Unfortunately, despite the measures that the company has already taken to reduce costs, the Board of these companies are left with no choice but to apply for bankruptcy.

Norwegian crew support well-being of frontline UK hospital staff during COVID-19 outbreak

Norwegian crew support well-being of frontline UK hospital staff during COVID-19 outbreak

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2020 09:23 BST

Airline Crew from across the industry have come together to form Project Wingman to support the well-being of frontline NHS staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (NAS) - Notice of extraordinary general meeting

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (NAS) - Notice of extraordinary general meeting

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2020 14:41 BST

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (NAS) – Norwegian aims to strengthen its balance sheet by converting debt to equity to meet the requirements of the Norwegian state guarantee program and create a sustainable platform taking into account current shareholders and creditors alike.

Norwegian March traffic figures heavily influenced by COVID-19 measures

Norwegian March traffic figures heavily influenced by COVID-19 measures

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2020 07:01 BST

The global outbreak of COVID-19 that took hold across the aviation industry throughout March has heavily influenced Norwegian´s traffic figures. The company experienced a dramatic drop in demand following government-imposed travel restrictions and a general travel decline.

​Norwegian fulfils criteria for initial NOK 300 million in guarantee from the Norwegian Government

Press releases   •   Mar 24, 2020 07:02 GMT

Norwegian is pleased to announce that two Nordic banks have obtained credit committee approval to provide a guarantee for the required 10 percent for the first tranche of NOK 300 million. Norwegian will secure the necessary headroom to pursue further guarantees from the Norwegian Government.

Norwegian to cancel 85 percent of its flights and temporarily layoff approximately 7,300 colleagues

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2020 13:21 GMT

The COVID-19 situation is escalating by the hour and due to stagnating demand and enforced travel restrictions by authorities worldwide, Norwegian will gradually cancel most of its flights and temporarily lay off a major share of its workforce.

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.