Two ex-Norwegian Air Boeing 787 finds new home at Italian airline

Neos Air (NO), an Italian leisure airline, reached an agreement with Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY) consisting of the purchase of two Boeing 787-9 aircraft, which are previously stored in Oslo, Norway....


Wizz Air embarks on another war: Norway becomes the battleground

Wizz Air. who is about to start a war in Italy is embarking on another one. This time the battleground will be Norway, where the low-cost carrier aims to establish itself as a force-to-be-reckoned with on the domestic market....


Ex-Norwegian Air Shuttle investor to launch new Norwegian carrier

While Norwegian Air Shuttle is still attempting to claw its way out of a financial pit of despair, a team led by Erik G. Braathen, one of the initial investors of Norwegian Air, plans to establish a new Norway based air carrier....


Next step for struggling Norwegian Air Shuttle: nationalization?

The government of Norway considers taking a stake of Norwegian Air as a measure to temporarily nationalize the air carrier while it is still unable to claw its way out of a financial pit of despair. ...


Norwegian Air Shuttle desire new crisis assistance

Norwegian Air Shuttle is still unable to claw its way out of a financial pit of despair. The airline claims it will need a new rescue package despite the already-secured €285 million (NOK3 billion) state aid guarantee....


Norwegian believes in long-haul low-cost, but scales it back

According to Norwegian's chief executive officer, the low-cost carrier still believes in its ability to be profitable in the long-haul low-cost market. Nevertheless, the current market conditions and its financial situation will force the airline to scale down its long-haul unit....


Tracking the downfall of European airlines

Many have called COVID-19 pandemic the worst crisis in the history of air travel, with passenger numbers falling to almost zero following March 2020. European airlines experienced some of the strictest lockdowns in the world, as their revenues dropped, prompting bailouts and pleas to open borders. But who was hit the most?...


Sweden rejects Norwegian credit guarantee

Having survived a near-death experience during the COVID-19 lockdown, low-cost carrier Norwegian seems to be struggling again. The Swedish National Debt Office announced the rejection of the air carrier’s request for a state credit guarantee.  ...


Turnaround times: have low-cost carriers lost their advantage?

With newly-enacted health requirements to disinfect an aircraft, could they negatively affect turnaround times, one of the main advantages of a low-cost carrier?...


Norwegian Air Shuttle sues Boeing for negligence on 737 MAX & 787

After cancelling an order for 97 Boeing aircraft, Norwegian Air Shuttle sued the manufacturer for "gross negligence."...