Norwegian Airlines News

Norwegian to honour pioneering UK pilot Amy Johnson

Norwegian to honour pioneering UK pilot Amy Johnson

10th Jan 2017 Airline News

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 breaks 30m passenger barrier in 2016

Norwegian breaks 30m passenger barrier in 2016

5th Jan 2017 Airline News

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.

Norwegian to ramp up US East Coast services following DOT approval

Norwegian to ramp up US East Coast services following DOT approval

6th Dec 2016 Airline News Tourism News

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.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Norwegian takes off for Las Vegas

Breaking Travel News investigates: Norwegian takes off for Las Vegas

24th Nov 2016 Focus

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.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Escaping Brexit gloom in Las Vegas

Breaking Travel News investigates: Escaping Brexit gloom in Las Vegas

21st Nov 2016 Focus

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.

Lounge access for Norwegian passengers from Oakland

Lounge access for Norwegian passengers from Oakland

10th Nov 2016 Airline News Tourism News

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.

Norwegian Airlines returns to Puerto Rico

Norwegian Airlines returns to Puerto Rico

4th Nov 2016 Airline News Tourism News

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.

Norwegian launches London Gatwick-Reykjavik route

Norwegian launches London Gatwick-Reykjavik route

31st Oct 2016 Airline News

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.