Norwegian adds two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to fleet

Norwegian adds two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to fleet

Norwegian has signed an agreement to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to be delivered in spring 2018.

With this new agreement, the company’s long-haul fleet will consist of 42 Dreamliners by 2020.

Norwegian also exercises eight of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX8 purchase options.

Norwegian continues to expand its long-haul fleet and international presence by signing an agreement with CIT Aerospace to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

Norwegian chief executive Bjørn Kjos said: “In order to offer customers more routes and make our intercontinental operation even more competitive, we need more brand new, cost-efficient aircraft.

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“Our intercontinental operation is crucial to the company’s global growth and the creation of new jobs.

“The Dreamliner is a great airplane with high passenger comfort, long range, low fuel burn and reduced emissions.”
Norwegian currently operates eight 787-8 Dreamliners and two 787-9 Dreamliners.

The company’s long-haul fleet will consist of 42 Dreamliners by 2020.

In 2015, Norwegian was voted the most fuel-efficient transatlantic airline by renowned International Council on Clean Transportation.