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AeroTime Team
Network cuts leave Norwegian’s traffic down by over a fifth

Norwegian Air Shuttle total traffic dropped by 23% as it cut capacity by 27% in November 2019. However, the airline states the downturn is “in line” with its strategy and the lower traffic is compensated by growing unit revenue.    ...


AeroTime Team
BREAKING: Norwegian axes Argentinian subsidiary

Norwegian Air Shuttle is selling its Argentinian subsidiary Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) to JetSMART Airlines, as it struggles to straighten out its finances. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Norwegian’s Argentinian subsidiary threatened?

Barely more than a year after its creation, rumors say the low-cost airline Norwegian Air Argentina could cease operations after the end of the winter season. Its parent company denied the claim....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Norwegian cuts long-haul routes for second time

Norwegian Air Shuttle is cutting long-haul routes to the United States and Thailand from Denmark and Sweden. The low-cost carrier, currently working on restoring profitability, claims the demand is low on the routes and that Rolls-Royce engine problems affecting its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet have also played a role in making the decision. This is the second Norwegian’s long-haul network trim announced in recent months. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
With new CEO and secured funding, where does Norwegian go next?

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced that it finally has found a replacement for its long-standing CEO and founder, Bjørn Kos. But what kind of daunting task awaits the new CEO, Jacob Schram?...


AeroTime Team
Norwegian sells six Boeing 737s, shares to raise funds

As winter is coming, Norwegian Air Shuttle is resolving to selling aircraft and company shares as it tries to raise funds to survive the harsh upcoming season. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Norwegian posts Q3 2019 profit despite severe 737 MAX impact

Norwegian Air Shuttle has posted  $183.35 million (NOK 1,670.3 million) profit for the third quarter of 2019. The long haul, low-cost airline, which has finished the previous year with millions in losses, is doing relatively well in 2019, as it reached its “highest ever” quarter results despite setbacks like the  Boeing 737 MAX grounding. ...


Ruta Burbaite
Norwegian connects the Arctic with gateway to Antarctica

Norwegian became the only airline to operate flights to both the world’s northernmost and southernmost commercial airports, virtually connecting the Arctic to Antarctica in four flights on a 25-hour long mega-journey. The new service should help Norwegian to promote itself as a global low-cost long-haul airline and its transatlantic operations as the company continues to ramp up its domestic flights within Argentina....


Rytis Beresnevicius
XL Airways suspends flights; France points finger at Norwegian

As XL Airways is temporarily suspending its operations, one French politician has found the culprit responsible for the airlines' struggles:...


Zivile Zalagenaite
After Norwegian Trent 1000 fallout ‒ new safety recommendations

Italian authorities have issued three recommendations to increase Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine safety, following a serious incident in August 2019. At the time, left engine on Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8 broke down shortly after take-off, pouring 4 kg of debris on Italian city streets. ...