Tag: Geir Karlsen

Norwegian welcomed more than 2 million passengers in October

Norwegian had 2.1 million passengers and a load factor of 86.1 percent in October. Air travel demand was particularly high during the Nordic autumn holidays when many travellers flew to destinations across Europe. Regularity was high with 99.4 percent of all scheduled flights taking place. “We a...

Norwegian delivered a profit before tax in the third quarter of 2023

For the third quarter of 2023, Norwegian delivered an operating profit (EBIT) of NOK 2,170 million, corresponding to an EBIT margin of 25 percent. This is the highest operating profit in company history after the third quarter of 2019, when the fleet was about twice as large. Profit before tax (E...

Norwegian had more than 2 million passengers in September

In September, Norwegian had a passenger count of more than 2 million passengers. The regularity was 99.7 percent, the highest level since the pandemic. “September was yet another good month for Norwegian,” said Geir Karlsen, CEO of Norwegian. "We had more than two million passengers, and o...

Norwegian celebrates 20th jubilee since first flight from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

It was on the 1st of September 2003 that Norwegian established itself firmly at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and twenty years on, they have safely seen close to a staggering 65 000 000 passengers to and from Arlanda making their red nosed airplanes a familiar sight on the ground and in the skies above ...

Norwegian reports strong results in the second quarter 2023

Norwegian delivered an operating profit (EBIT) of NOK 651 million in the second quarter, which was characterised by strong operational performance amidst ramping-up into the busy summer travel season. Furthermore, Norwegian and Strawberry’s new loyalty company today announced that Avida has bee...

Historically strong July for Norwegian

In July, Norwegian had 2.3 million passengers. The load factor was 92.4 per cent. Capacity was at its peak for the current year and 12 per cent higher than July last year. Continued bookings throughout the month made by travel hungry Nordic customers contributed to making this a historically stro...

Norwegian and Strawberry to establish shared “currency” for loyalty programmes

Norwegian and Strawberry are to establish a joint company that will provide a wider selection of services to the members of the companies’ respective loyalty programmes. The company will create a common loyalty currency and a platform where members can earn and use loyalty points across differe...

Norwegian meets strong demand for holiday travels in May

Norwegian had 1.9 million passengers and a load factor of 84 percent in May. On routes to popular holiday destinations, the load factor was 90 percent. The airline is well prepared to welcome passengers in what is expected to be a busy summer season. “May was another solid month for Norwegia...

Norwegian with strong start to summer programme

Norwegian had 1.7 million passengers and a load factor of 83 per cent in April. Norwegian is heading into the busy spring and summer season with a continued strong booking momentum. The airline is expecting one of the strongest summers in its history. “We are satisfied with this month’s...

Norwegian partners with Norsk e-Fuel to build new e-fuel plant in Norway

Norwegian has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Norsk e-Fuel, with the ambition to secure long-term offtake of SAF and an equity stake in the company. The partnership will contribute to speeding up the production and availability of SAF in favour of a more sustainable aviation industr...

Norwegian with sound traffic figures ahead of summer programme

Norwegian had 1.5 million passengers and a load factor of 81 percent in March. The first month of spring marks the return of the summer schedule with a considerable increase in capacity. In the meantime, Norwegian continues to experience strong booking momentum, far above the booking levels seen ...

Norwegian had 1.1 million passengers in January

Norwegian headed into the new year with a strong sales campaign, 1.1 million passengers and a load factor of 78 percent in what is historically the quietest travel month of the year. In January, Norwegian had 1.1 million passengers, an increase of 78 percent from this month last year. “Peopl...

Norwegian to lease six Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Norwegian to lease six Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

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. The aircraft are to...

Norwegian wins three awards at the Grand Travel Award

The Grand Travel Award was established in 1995 and holds an annual prize giving ceremony for the Norwegian travel trade. Votes are cast by employees throughout the travel and tourism industry. The award ceremony took place in Oslo on Thursday evening. CEO Geir Karlsen awarded Leader of the Yea...

Norwegian had 1.3 million passengers in December

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. Solid operations during the holiday travel season concluded a positive year marked by a tripling of passenger numbers, a return of hig...

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