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Passenger record for Norwegian in June

Norwegian reports its best passenger figures ever in June. Close to 1.5 million passengers flew with the airline last month, a passenger growth of 19 percent compared to June 2010. The load factor was record high, at 81 percent.

As many as 1,459,337 passengers travelled with Norwegian in June, the highest number of passengers the company has ever reported during a single month. Norwegian also experienced a significant increase in passenger figures in June 2009 and 2010. The company had a 25 percent total traffic growth (RPK) compared to the same month previous year. The yield was improved by 6 percent compared to June 2010.

”We are very satisfied with the passenger figures and that an increasing number of passengers are choosing to fly with Norwegian. We are also pleased with our record high load factor this month, said Bjørn Kjos, Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian.

The load factor was 81 percent in June, up 4 percentage points from June 2010.  The company operated 99.7 percent of its scheduled flights, of which 83.2 per cent departed on time.

Please find more financial figures in the attached PDF.

SVP, Corporate Communications, Anne-Sissel Skånvik, phone +47 97 55 43 44
CFO, Frode Foss, phone +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 more than 13 million passengers in 2010, Norwegian is the 3rd largest low-cost airline in Europe. Norwegian currently operates 58 aircraft on 244 routes to about 100 destinations and employs approximately 2 500 people.


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Norwegian is the largest Norwegian airline and one of Europe’s leading low-cost carriers. The company has around 4,500 employees and offers a comprehensive route network between Nordic countries and destinations in Europe. Since 2002, more than 300 million passengers have flown with Norwegian. The most important task has been to offer affordable plane tickets to all and to offer more freedom of choice along the journey.

Norwegian is a driving force for sustainable solutions and the transformation of the aviation industry. The company’s goal is to reduce its CO2 emissions by 45 percent within 2030. To this means, the company is renewing its fleet, promoting sustainable aviation fuel, reducing its waste, and using wind and weather data to calculate the most efficient fuel-saving flights routes. Norwegian wants to become the sustainable choice for its passengers.