Open skies
Follow Norwegian

Norwegian awarded “Best European low-cost airline"

Press release   •   Jan 15, 2014 10:50 GMT

Norwegian has been awarded “Best European low-cost airline” by The jury praises Norwegian’s ability to offer its passengers an innovative quality product at a low fare.

”I am very pleased and happy about this recognition. This proves that passengers appreciate our brand new, more environmentally friendly and comfortable aircraft, free inflight WiFi and low fares. It also shows that everyone at Norwegian works very hard every day to ensure that our passengers have a great experience,” said CEO Bjørn Kjos at Norwegian.

”We have lauded Norwegian on its innovation of bringing affordable and safe travel to millions across Europe. Norwegian has brought a touch of class and non-stop innovation to the airline industry in Europe and now further afield which makes Norwegian an airline to watch,” said Geoffrey Thomas, Editor-in-Chief at

Norwegian was also voted best low-cost airline in Europe by SkyTrax World Airline Awards last summer. Read more.

Read more about the award here

Media Contact:
Lasse Sandaker-Nielsen, communications manager, tlf. + 47 45 45 60 12

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. More than 20 million passengers fly on its network per year. 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 413 routes to 128 destinations and employs approximately 3,500 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 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 85 aircraft with an average age of only 4.8 years.