Norwegian reported its first quarter 2022 results, showing a strong cash position, despite the impact of the omicron virus and the war in Ukraine.
Norwegian’s traffic figures showed it flew 1.4 million passengers in April, approximately 50 percent more than in March.
For the first time since June 2020, the mandatory requirement of wearing a face mask will be lifted on every flight across the Norwegian network as a result of revised guidance across Europe.
As part of the preparations for the summer season, Norwegian has started recruitment of more than 150 air crew that will be based at Helsinki Airport.
Traffic figures at Norwegian show that the number of passengers has remained stable over the second month of the year. Bookings were also at the highest level since the start of the pandemic.
Traffic figures for January show that almost 640,000 passengers flew with Norwegian. This represents a significant increase compared to the same month last year.
Norwegian has announced it will add a twice-weekly direct flight between Manchester and Trondheim in Norway from August 15th. The destination is currently the European Region of Gastronomy.
Monthly traffic figures for December show that more than 930,000 passengers flew with Norwegian. However, the figure was hit by new Covid-19 travel restrictions.
New figures from Norwegian reveal the carrier welcomed over one million passengers in November for the second consecutive month. In addition, the load factor in November was 76 per cent.
Norwegian has continued to selectively grow its fleet and has entered into an agreement to lease two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. They will fly during the summer season.
Hans-Jørgen Wibstad has been appointed chief financial officer of low-cost carrier Norwegian. He will take up the position no later than June next year.
Norwegian has reported a net a profit of NOK169 million (£14 million) for the third quarter of financial 2021. The figure compares to a loss of NOK980 million for the same period last year.