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Norwegian Reports Solid October Traffic Figures

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Norwegian Reports Solid October Traffic Figures

Norwegian’s (NAS) passenger growth continued in October, up 9 percent compared with the same month previous year.

The airline flew 1,646,938 passengers in October. The total passenger traffic (RPK) increased by 11 percent and the total capacity (ASK) increased by 15 percent. The unit revenue also developed positively, with a RASK increase of 4 percent.

“I am pleased with October’s traffic figures, particularly the positive unit revenue development. The passenger growth proves that our increased number of routes and destinations are appreciated by our customers,” said Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos.

The company operated 99.3 percent of its scheduled flights this month, whereof 86.9 percent departed on time.

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SVP Corporate Communications Anne-Sissel Skånvik, + 47 97 55 43 44
CFO Frode Foss, + 47 91 63 16 45


Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian,” is a public low-cost airline noted on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company is the second largest airline in Scandinavia, and has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East.  With competitive prices and customer friendly solutions and service, the company has experienced significant growth over the previous years. With close to 16 million passengers in 2011, Norwegian is the 3rd largest low-cost airline in Europe. Norwegian currently operates 64 aircraft on 294 routes to  more than 114 destinations and employs approximately 2,500 people.

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Norwegian was founded in 1993 but began operating as a low-cost carrier with Boeing 737 aircraft in 2002. Since then, our mission has been to offer affordable fares for all and to allow customers to travel the smart way by offering value and choice throughout their journey.

Norwegian has been voted Europe’s Best Low-Cost airline by Skytrax for six consecutive years and won Airline Program of the Year Europe & Africa at the Freddie Awards for four consecutive years. Since 2012, Norwegian has won over 55 awards for our service, product, and innovation in the industry.

We were the first airline in the world to join the UN Climate Secretariat’s climate action-initiative in 2019, pledging to work systematically to become carbon neutral by 2050.

Norwegian operates a short haul network across the Nordics and to key European destinations providing customers with excellent quality at affordable fares.