Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced a groundbreaking deal with WF Holding AS to acquire Widerøe, the oldest airline in Norway.
Norwegian has reported its results for the first quarter of 2023. The figures demonstrate Norwegian’s ability to reduce capacity in the quieter winter period before ramping up towards the end of the quarter with the start of the summer programme.
Norwegian has announced a landmark partnership with Norsk e-Fuel to build the world’s first full scale e-fuel plant in Mosjøen, Norway. The plant will produce sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), marking an important milestone towards Norwegian’s target of 45 percent emissions reduction by 2030.
Norwegian has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) to lease six Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft which are in addition to the three 737 MAX 8 aircraft which Norwegian previously agreed to lease from ALC of which one has already been delivered to Norwegian.
In December, Norwegian had more than 1.3 million passengers, an increase of 41 percent compared to December 2021. During 2022 Norwegian had 18 million passengers.
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA has reached an agreement in principle with Boeing for a recommitment to purchase 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The agreement also includes options for an additional 30 aircraft.
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.