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A Norwegian 787-9 sitting at the gate at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Norwegian Air Passenger Numbers Plunge 90% in July

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced traffic figures for July on Thursday. Last month, Norwegian carried a total of 356,093 passengers, 90% fewer than in the same period the previous year. The airline’s capacity was 560 million, representing a 94% steep dive when compared to July 2019. The low-cost carrier resumed short-haul flights on July 1 with flights between London Gatwick to Oslo, London Gatwick to Copenhagen, Edinburgh to Oslo and Edinburgh to Copenhagen. Having operated only eight aircraft on domestic routes…

Norwegian Air Cancels Order for 97 Boeing Aircraft, Sues Boeing

Norwegian Air Shuttle sent a notification to the Boeing, stating that the airline had terminated the purchase agreements of the remaining five Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 92 Boeing 737 MAX. The airline also ended the GoldCare service agreement, Boeing's largest-ever commercial services contract, related to the 787 and MAX aircraft.…

Norwegian Air Sued in U.S. Over Unpaid Refunds

Bursor & Fisher, a New York-based law firm, is leading a class-action lawsuit against Norwegian Air Shuttle over its actions to refund customers whose flights have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is estimated that Norway’s largest airline owes customers a total of between $200 million and $400…

Norwegian Continues Staggering Growth with Tampa Flight Announcement

Norwegian Airlines announced Sunday it will launch twice-weekly flights between its transatlantic hub at London Gatwick and Florida's Tampa International Airport on Oct. 31, 2018. The flight will be operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays with the airline's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian flight 7165 will depart London Gatwick at 2:55  p.m.and…