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Following approval by the USDOT of the application for its Irish carrier, Norwegian Air International (NAI) to serve U.S. cities, Norwegian Group has announced that it will open two additional pilot and crew bases in the U.S. next year.
We know President-elect Trump will be busy in those first 30 days as POTUS, but we’ll soon find out whether he’s too busy to tackle the complexities of aviation.
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Norwegian reports that it carried almost 2.8 million passengers in September, which is an increase of 14 percent compared to the same month last year.
Norwegian has announced that beloved author Roald Dahl will become the airline’s first ever British ‘tail fin hero’. The announcement comes as the world celebrates ‘Roald Dahl… Read More »Norwegian Gives Roald Dahl his Very Own Peachy Plane
Two influential Swedish women now grace the tail of Norwegian planes: author and feminist Fredrika Bremer, and artist and designer Karin Larsson.
Norwegian has issued a letter to Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, thanking her for her actions thus far intervening in the matter of delayed USDOT approvals for NAI and NUK, the airline group says U.S. Congressman Peter DeFazio earned over $882,000 from the unions oposing approval of NAIâ€™s transatlantic operations, citing â€œpublically available information.â€
Norwegian says it expects to set British summer records with more than 1.3 million passengers on its 560 low-cost flights per week to America and on European routes.
The airline is now the third-largest carrier serving Gatwick and also flies out of Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
Low-cost airline Norwegian has partnered with No1 Lounges to offer Norwegian Reward members flying from the UK access to lounges at Gatwick, Edinburg, Birmingham and Heathrow airports.
As an added treat, passengers who buy lounge access get Premium Security lane access, avoiding the queues.
In a deal worth 120 MNOK (£10million/$13million), Norwegian has announced the launch of its first-ever US charter service through new partnerships with Apple Vacations and Fanjet Vacations.
The airline will operate more than 600 flights on routes from Milwaukee and Chicago Mexico and the Caribbean from December 2016 to April 2017, which helps the airline better utilise its aircraft during the European low travel season.
Boeing and Norwegian have signed the largest commercial services order in the aircraft manufacturer’s history at Farnborough today, with a new contract for GoldCare maintenance for the airline’s entire 737 MAX fleet and expanded coverage for the airline group’s 787 Dreamliner fleet.
Boeing’s GoldCare program is provides maintenance, engineering and parts support to customers, tailored to their operational needs.
The Norwegian Group isn’t complacent, or taking anything for granted, after progress with USDOT towards granting Open Skies access to the U.S. for Norwegian Air International, Ireland.
The decision by the USDOT has not been popular with the lobbying groups which have fought against recognising NAI as anything more than “a flag of convenience,” and Norwegian is tackling this resistance by disputing claims on poor labor terms and negative impact to U.S. airlines and the U.S. market.
Local politics in Denmark became heated when the Danish prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen booked a low-fare holiday flight on Ryanair to visit Malaga with his partner.
But Norwegian Air Shuttle kept its pulse on chatter in the local market, responding with humour on Social Media.
The airline made a meal of the opportunity to tout its own Scandinavian-friendly labour practices and free WiFi.
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