Norwegian has announced that pioneering pilot Amy Johnson will become its second British tail fin hero, with the renowned pilot’s portrait set to appear on two Norwegian aircraft later this year. The airline has honoured iconic figures on the tails of its aircraft, and already has more than 80 tail fin heroes featuring personalities who symbolise the spirit of Norwegian through innovation, challenging the norm, and inspiring others.
Norwegian has reported highest ever passenger figures for a single year, with almost 30 million passengers flying in 2016. The airline also achieved a load factor of 88 per cent last year. The launch of 34 new routes and a substantial increase of intercontinental traffic contributed considerably to the growth, the airline said earlier.
Almost 700, 000 UK passengers have now joined the Norwegian Reward programme. Low-cost airline Norwegian has reached a milestone for its fast-growing loyalty programme as Norwegian Reward has now attracted five million members.
Norwegian subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets has taken delivery of its first ever Airbus aircraft. This is the first of 70 A320neos that the Norwegian Group has on order. It is also the first of 12 A320neos that will be leased to Hong Kong carrier HK Express.
Norwegian has outlined the next steps in its plans to launch transatlantic routes from Cork and Shannon Airport. The announcement comes as the airline’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International was awarded a foreign carrier permit by the US authorities this weekend. Norwegian plans to operate daily transatlantic flights between Ireland and the US East Coast.
Low-cost airline Norwegian has launched the UK’s cheapest direct flight to the bright lights of Las Vegas, as the carrier continues its rapid growth in Britain. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will launch two flights from Gatwick on a Monday and Thursday each week, perfect for a weekend break. Here Eleanor Hawkins takes a trip for Breaking Travel News.
With celebrities falling like flies, a new era developing in the White House and the UK economy set for the rocks following the decision to leave the European Union, Eleanor Hawkins here decides to get away from it all in that perennial adult playground, Las Vegas. Take a tour of the city as we discover the latest shows, restaurants and attractions in this enduring wonderland.
Low-cost airline Norwegian will give Premium passengers travelling to Gatwick from Oakland International Airport free access to the airport’s brand new lounge from this month. Passengers flying in Norwegian’s Premium cabin on its award-winning low-cost flights from the Bay Area will benefit from complimentary access to the new Escape Lounge operated by Manchester Airports Group USA.
With reinstated direct flights to Puerto Rico from London Gatwick with Norwegian Airlines, the tropical Caribbean island has become the perfect destination for winter sun. The non-stop direct flights will operate twice a week between London Gatwick and the Caribbean from November 2016, meaning the exciting island of Puerto Rico is now just over nine hours away for UK travellers.
Low-cost airline Norwegian has today launched the UK’s cheapest direct flight to the bright lights of Las Vegas, as the carrier continues its rapid growth in Britain. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will commence a new direct service to ‘Sin City’ with fares available from just £179 one-way.
Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its UK expansion with the launch of its newest route from London Gatwick to the Icelandic city of Reykjavik. From November 1st, Norwegian’s brand new route to Iceland will take off, offering three weekly flights departing on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – perfect for a long weekend break.
Norwegian has reported its best quarterly results ever, with the low-cost carrier reporting NOK 993 million net profit for the three months. The figure represents an improvement of NOK 160 million compared to the same quarter the previous year. The load factor was 91 per cent and the performance was positive in all markets, with Spain boasting the strongest passenger growth.