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Norwegian wins international award for its inflight WiFi

Press release   •   Sep 10, 2013 08:59 BST

Norwegian was awarded Best Inflight Connectivity and Communications for its free inflight WiFi at the prestigious Passenger Choice Awards 2013 in Anaheim, California last night. Norwegian takes home the award for second year running.

Norwegian was awarded Best Inflight Connectivity and Communications for its free inflight WiFi at the prestigious Passenger Choice Awards 2013 in Anaheim, California last night. Norwegian takes home the award for second year running. Norwegian competed against Emirates, Oman Air, PIA and Virgin America.

The award proves that Norwegian’s inflight WiFi has gained recognition beyond The Nordics.

Norwegian currently has a fleet of 79 aircraft, whereof 60 new Boeing 737-800s are WiFi-equipped. Another 14 aircraft will be online this winter. Norwegian’s fleet has an average age of 4.6 years, making it one of the most modern in Europe.

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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.