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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 vs. The U.S. Airline Industry

Over the past several years, Norwegian Air has begun rapidly expanding its long-haul operations, much to the disdain of the large airlines in the United States. The airline was offering rock-bottom fares to not just Oslo, but to other enormous markets in Europe such as London and Paris, with only…