Norwegian Airlines News

Norwegian breaks transatlantic crossing record

Norwegian breaks transatlantic crossing record

4 days ago Airline News

Low-cost airline Norwegian has set a new record time for the fastest ever transatlantic flight by a subsonic passenger aircraft using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian flight DY7014 from New York JFK to London Gatwick on Monday January 15th completed the full duration of the flight in five hours and 13 minutes – the fastest transatlantic flight recorded on a subsonic commercial aircraft.

Norwegian reports highest ever passenger figures in 2017

Norwegian reports highest ever passenger figures in 2017

5 January 2018 Airline News

Norwegian has reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year, with more than 33 million passengers and a load factor of 87.5 per cent in 2017. The launch of 54 new routes and a substantial increase of intercontinental traffic contributed considerably to the growth.

Norwegian acquires 28 Gatwick slots to aid 2018 expansion

Norwegian acquires 28 Gatwick slots to aid 2018 expansion

14 December 2017 Airline News

Norwegian has acquired an additional 28 weekly slots at London Gatwick Airport from summer 2018. The take-off and landing slots, purchased from Small Planet Airlines, will allow Norwegian to plan for continued growth at Gatwick as the airline heads into its busiest ever year in the UK in 2018.

Norwegian welcomes 3.1m passengers in September

Norwegian welcomes 3.1m passengers in September

5 October 2017 Airline News

More than 3.1 million passengers travelled with low-cost carrier Norwegian in September, an increase of 14 per cent compared to the same month previous year. The growth is strongest on Norwegian’s intercontinental routes and the load factor has increased to 90 per cent.