Norwegian continues to expand its base in Stockholm and launches direct flights to London/Gatwick, Edinburgh and Munich, three destinations which are appealing to both business and leisure travellers.
Norwegian is strengthening its route network in the Nordic region. For the first time, Norwegian will launch direct flights from Oslo and Stockholm to Helsinki.
Norwegian has entered into a partnership agreement with the European Broadcasting Union - EBU - to become the Official Airline of the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.
Norwegian continues the strong passenger growth. In January, Norwegian transported 827 743 passengers which is a 28 percent increase from the same period last year.
Norwegian experienced strong passenger growth last year and flew 18 per cent more passengers than the previous year. In total, 63 new routes were established; 30 in Denmark, 18 in Sweden and 15 new routes in Norway.
Norwegian is today launching an entirely new frequent flyer program which will benefit both leisure and business travellers in all three Scandinavian countries.
Norwegian is starting up a series of new routes from Scandinavia to popular holiday destinations in Europe next spring. A new domestic route in Norway is also being established between Bergen and Tromsø from March 2010. All of the new routes will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, 16 October.
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Norwegian has reported a 5 percent increase in January traffic, compared to the same month last year.
Norwegian is expanding its services from Gatwick Airport. The airline is set to start operating a three-times daily service to Oslo, twice-daily to Copenhagen and daily services to Bergen, Stavanger and Aalborg. A twice-weekly service to Troms¿ will also be introduced.