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Norwegian March traffic figures heavily influenced by COVID-19 measures

Norwegian March traffic figures heavily influenced by COVID-19 measures

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2020 06:35 UTC

The global outbreak of COVID-19 that took hold across the aviation industry throughout March has heavily influenced Norwegian´s traffic figures. The company experienced a dramatic drop in demand following government-imposed travel restrictions and a general travel decline.

Norwegian to cancel 85 percent of its flights and temporarily layoff approximately 7,300 colleagues

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2020 13:42 UTC

The COVID-19 situation is escalating by the hour and due to stagnating demand and enforced travel restrictions by authorities worldwide, Norwegian will gradually cancel most of its flights and temporarily lay off a major share of its workforce.

Norwegian to cancel approximately 3000 flights and implement temporary layoffs due to the effects of COVID-19

Norwegian to cancel approximately 3000 flights and implement temporary layoffs due to the effects of COVID-19

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2020 12:37 UTC

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Norwegian is preparing to cancel approximately 3000 flights between mid-March and mid-June. This represents approximately 15 percent of the total capacity for this period. The company has also put several other measures in place, including temporary layoffs of a significant share of its workforce.

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue and improved punctuality in February

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue and improved punctuality in February

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 07:00 UTC

Norwegian’s traffic figures for February show that the company continues to deliver on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability, with significant improvements in unit revenue and a better punctuality. Due to the COVID-19 virus Norwegian currently experiences reduced demand on some routes and have decided to cancel 22 flights between Europe and the U.S.

Norwegian doubles 2019 underlying operating result before ownership costs and achieves cost-reduction target

Norwegian doubles 2019 underlying operating result before ownership costs and achieves cost-reduction target

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 06:34 UTC

Norwegian today reported its full year and fourth quarter 2019 results. Year on year, unit revenue increased in nine consecutive months, driven by maturing routes and the optimization of Norwegian's global route network. The punctuality has improved considerably during the past six quarters, and in the fourth quarter 2019 it was up 3.1 percentage points to 82.6 percent.

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, record high punctuality and higher load factor

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, record high punctuality and higher load factor

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2020 08:00 UTC

Norwegian’s traffic figures for January show that the company continues to deliver on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability with significant improvement in unit revenue, load factor and record high punctuality.

Norwegian implements new hand baggage policy

Norwegian implements new hand baggage policy

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2020 09:05 UTC

To ensure that everyone travelling with Norwegian has a smooth, comfortable flight that departs on time, the company is today implementing a new hand baggage policy. Bookings made before January 23rd will not be affected by the new policy.

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, better on-time performance and lower CO2-emissions in 2019 – unit revenue increase by 21 percent in December

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue, better on-time performance and lower CO2-emissions in 2019 – unit revenue increase by 21 percent in December

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 07:00 UTC

Norwegian’s traffic figures for 2019 show that the company is delivering on its strategy of moving from growth to profitability. The planned capacity reduction and optimisation of the route network have had a positive impact on the figures. In 2019, the capacity, in terms of seat kilometre, was 1 percent higher than the previous year; a little over the previously announced zero growth.

Norwegian upcycles uniforms into a series of new, sustainable products

Norwegian upcycles uniforms into a series of new, sustainable products

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2019 16:08 UTC

Norwegian’s latest project with UNICEF helps children in need, provides work for immigrant women and reduces the company’s environmental impact. By upcycling the company’s uniforms, thousands of items can be saved from the bin – a crucial move in the fight against textile waste.

Norwegian’s unit revenue increased by 18 percent in November

Norwegian’s unit revenue increased by 18 percent in November

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 07:00 UTC

Norwegian’s traffic figures for November shows an increased unit revenue for the eighth consecutive month and was up 18 percent compared to the same month previous year. At the same time, the capacity was reduced, which is in line with the company’s strategy. The load factor was 83 percent, up by 4.2 percentage points.

Norwegian sells Argentinian subsidiary to JetSMART Airlines

Norwegian sells Argentinian subsidiary to JetSMART Airlines

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 15:34 UTC

Norwegian Air Shuttle has signed an agreement for the sale of 100 per cent of its Argentinian subsidiary Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) to JetSMART Airlines. “We’re taking necessary steps to return to profitability,” said acting CEO Geir Karlsen.

Jacob Schram appointed new CEO of Norwegian

Jacob Schram appointed new CEO of Norwegian

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2019 10:37 UTC

Norwegian’s Board of Directors has today appointed Jacob Schram as CEO of Norwegian, starting January 1st 2020. Geir Karlsen will continue as CFO and Deputy CEO.

Norwegian launches eight new routes from Poland to Scandinavia

Norwegian launches eight new routes from Poland to Scandinavia

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2019 08:00 UTC

Norwegian will open 16 new routes from Scandinavia this summer, half of which are from Poland. Passengers travelling from Gdansk, Poznan, Szczecin and Wroclaw will see new direct routes to the Scandinavian cities Oslo, Trondheim, Stockholm and Copenhagen. The first flight takes off on March 31st.

Norwegian has raised new capital

Norwegian has raised new capital

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 11:56 UTC

Norwegian has raised NOK 2.5 billion in gross proceeds through a private placement and a convertible bond issue of USD 150 million. After the completion of the transactions, Norwegian is fully funded through 2020 and beyond.

Norwegian reports higher load factor and unit revenue in October

Norwegian reports higher load factor and unit revenue in October

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 15:56 UTC

Norwegian’s traffic figures for October shows an increased unit revenue for the seventh consecutive month and was up six percent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was up by more than two percent.

Norwegian Reward launches credit card in the U.S.

Norwegian Reward launches credit card in the U.S.

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 11:30 UTC

Norwegian Reward partners with Synchrony and Mastercard to offer a credit card in the U.S. The goal is to offer an even better loyalty program in one of Norwegian’s most important markets.

The first flight from Palanga to Bergen has taken off

The first flight from Palanga to Bergen has taken off

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 14:30 UTC

Norwegian has expanded its Eastern European network with the addition of a new non-stop service between Palanga and Bergen, Norway. The first flight has now taken off from Palanga International Airport.

The first flight from Gdansk to Bergen has taken off

The first flight from Gdansk to Bergen has taken off

Press releases   •   Oct 27, 2019 11:30 UTC

Norwegian has expanded its Eastern European network with the addition of a new non-stop service between Gdansk and Bergen, Norway. The first flight has now taken off from Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport.

Norwegian reports its best ever quarterly result with a profit before tax of NOK 2.2 billion

Norwegian reports its best ever quarterly result with a profit before tax of NOK 2.2 billion

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2019 05:00 UTC

​Norwegian’s third quarter results are characterized by improved profitability, higher unit revenue, lower unit cost and reduced growth, in line with the strategy. Profit before tax improved by 38 percent to NOK 2.2 billion compared to the same quarter last year.

Norwegian to establish a joint venture for parts of its aircraft fleet with China Construction Bank Leasing Corporation

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2019 04:26 UTC

The purpose of the joint venture (JV) between Norwegian and China Leasing International Corporation DAC (CCBLI) will be to finance, own and lease aircraft that Norwegian has on order. The agreement will strengthen Norwegian’s financials considerably.