Norwegian Airlines News

Norwegian to ramp up US East Coast services following DOT approval

Norwegian to ramp up US East Coast services following DOT approval

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.

Norwegian reports best ever quarterly results

Norwegian reports best ever quarterly results

24th Oct 2016 Airline News

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.

Norwegian adds new low-cost flights from London Gatwick

Norwegian adds new low-cost flights from London Gatwick

19th Aug 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its UK expansion, by putting on sale two new routes from London Gatwick to Keflavik, Iceland and Rovaniemi, Finland. From October 30th, Norwegian will add its first UK service to the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. Three weekly flights will operate direct to Keflavik throughout winter on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – perfect for a long weekend.

Norwegian opens UK headquarters at Gatwick Airport

Norwegian opens UK headquarters at Gatwick Airport

Low-cost airline Norwegian has taken another significant step in its expansion by opening its new UK headquarters by London Gatwick Airport. Norwegian’s new office is the airline’s first permanent workspace outside of Norway and home to Norwegian staff based in the UK. Key staff in flight operations, training, technical, safety and compliance, communications, marketing and sales in the UK are now based at the headquarters.

Norwegian places order for 30 Airbus 321LR planes

Norwegian places order for 30 Airbus 321LR planes

19th Jul 2016 Airline News

Norwegian’s subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets has placed a new order of 30 Airbus 321 Long Range aircraft. Norwegian will operate the A321LR once the aircraft enters service in 2019. The aircraft has a size and range that makes it suitable for many more long-haul destinations in the future.

Norwegian launches low-cost flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona

Norwegian launches low-cost flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona

16th Jun 2016 Airline News

Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its UK expansion this week with the launch of its newest route from Edinburgh to the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona. Norwegian’s brand new twice weekly flights to Barcelona take off, departing on Wednesdays and Saturdays offering passengers an ideal schedule for a short summer getaway.