Press releases • Jul 11, 2019 05:30 UTC
After 17 years as the CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, Bjørn Kjos (72) will leave the position and continue in a new role as an advisor to the Chairman, with effect from July 11th. Until Norwegian appoints a new CEO, CFO Geir Karlsen (54) will act as interim CEO, while Chairman Niels Smedegaard (57) will take on a more active role in the management.
Press releases • Jul 11, 2019 05:01 UTC
Norwegian’s second quarter results are characterized by reduced growth and improved profitability, in line with the company’s strategy. Despite the reduced production growth and grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the underlying operating result before ownership costs more than doubled from the same quarter in 2018.
Press releases • Jul 04, 2019 06:00 UTC
Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in June. The company’s unit revenue improved by 10 percent compared to the same month previous year.
Press releases • Jun 13, 2019 07:30 UTC
Norwegian is delighted to offer Icelanders two new route announcements from Reykjavik to Las Palmas and Tenerife.
Press releases • Jun 09, 2019 07:00 UTC
Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2019 for the fifth consecutive year at the 26th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry's most prestigious awards.
Press releases • Jun 06, 2019 06:00 UTC
Norwegian carried almost 3.4 million passengers in May. The company’s on-time performance improved for the ninth consecutive month.
Press releases • May 07, 2019 06:00 UTC
Norwegian carried more than 3.1 million passengers in April, an increase of three percent compared to the same month previous year. The figures for April are not directly comparable with the same month last year due to the Easter effect. However, the combined development for March and April, is positive.
Press releases • Apr 25, 2019 05:35 UTC
Norwegian today reported its first quarter results. The quarter was characterized by reduced costs, increased revenue and significantly improved on-time performance. The net loss was NOK 1,489 million, while the company’s unit cost excluding fuel decreased by 8 per cent during the same period. The total revenue was NOK 8 billion, up 14 per cent.
Press releases • Mar 18, 2019 15:34 UTC
Bjørn H. Kise has notified the election committee that he will resign as Chairman of the Board of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 7, 2019. The election committee has now started working on identifying new candidates for the position as Chairman of the Board.
Press releases • Mar 13, 2019 14:56 UTC
"First and foremost, I would like to apologise to our customers who are affected by the temporary grounding of our 737 MAX aircraft. Now our first priority is to look after our customers in the best possible way. Our colleagues in Norwegian are working tirelessly to find solutions for passengers who have been affected," says Norwegian CEO Bjørn Kjos.
Norwegian temporarily suspends flights with the Boeing 737 MAX, following recommendations by European aviation authorities
Press releases • Mar 12, 2019 13:46 UTC
Following the decision by the relevant aviation regulatory bodies to temporarily suspend operations of Boeing 737 MAX, Norwegian will not operate any flights with this aircraft type until further notice. We remain in close dialogue with the aviation authorities and Boeing, and follow their instructions and recommendations
Press releases • Mar 11, 2019 07:00 UTC
Norwegian carried more than 2.5 million passengers in February, an increase of 8 percent compared to the same month previous year. The growth is now slowing down considerably, in line with the strategy of returning to profitability.
Press releases • Feb 07, 2019 06:00 UTC
Norwegian today reported its full year and fourth quarter 2018 results, figures strongly affected by engine issues, fuel hedge losses and tough competition in a period of strong growth. The net loss was NOK 1,454 million in 2018, while the company’s unit costs, excluding fuel, have decreased by 12 percent during the same period.
Press releases • Feb 06, 2019 07:00 UTC
Norwegian carried more than 2.6 million passengers in January, an increase of 13 percent compared to the same month previous year.
Press releases • Feb 03, 2019 07:00 UTC
Norwegian is today continuing to enhance the passenger experience by commencing the rollout of new and improved inflight Wi-Fi connectivity onboard the airline’s Boeing 737-800 fleet. Short-haul passengers will receive high-speed Wi-Fi fast enough to stream video content and the rollout will be completed on 113 Boeing 737-800 aircraft by mid-February 2019.
Press releases • Jan 29, 2019 07:03 UTC
Norwegian is strengthening its balance sheet through a fully underwritten rights issue of three billion NOK in order to increase its financial flexibility and create headroom to the covenants of its outstanding bonds. The company has during the past years made considerable investments in new aircraft and launched a wide range of new routes. The growth will now abate and the profitability increase.
News • Jan 17, 2019 09:49 UTC
The closure some of Norwegian’s crew bases will have little or no effect on already scheduled flights that are out for sale and customers who have booked flights with Norwegian. Norwegian will not stop offering flights to popular vacation destinations such as Las Palmas, Mallorca and Thailand, as some media have reported.
Press releases • Dec 12, 2018 12:32 UTC
Norwegian continues its work for a more sustainable aviation industry by signing a three-year contract with AVTECH Sweden AB. The agreement is based on a successful test project, which resulted in a reduced fuel consumption of 22 kilos per flight. This equals an annual CO2 reduction of 16,000 tons - or a reduction of 5,000 tons of fuel per year, which in turn leads to reduced costs for Norwegian.
Press releases • Dec 06, 2018 07:00 UTC
Norwegian reported strong passenger growth as it carried almost 2.9 million passengers in November, an increase of 14 percent compared to the same month previous year.
Press releases • Nov 27, 2018 10:50 UTC
Norwegian launches its first flights to Brazil with a brand-new direct route from London to Rio de Janeiro. The new route to Rio de Janeiro follows Norwegian’s existing service to South America with direct flights from London to the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires.