Articles Tagged ‘Norwegian’
Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers
Everyone knows that Ryanair and easyJet are the biggest LCCs in Europe, but which of Europe’s big six flies to the most countries? Well our statistic-hungry data elves are cooking up the numbers in the information kitchen to provide you with some tasty analytical fare.
We’ve been invited on a few first flights before, but we’ve never been asked to fly the thing! (Just kidding, Ross struggles to ride his tricycle, let alone fly a plane). anna.aero’s intrepid Ross Falconer reports from the dream flight to New York JFK on the Norwegian inaugural from London Gatwick.
Norwegian starts 787 operations from London Gatwick to New York JFK, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles. Links Madrid and Malta too.
After his press conference with Norwegian CEO Bjørn Kjos, celebrating three new US routes, anna.aero’s Ross Falconer grabbed some time with London Gatwick’s CEO Stewart Wingate to talk about where next for the LCC and maximizing single runway capacity.
anna.aero baked a cake for the launch of all three Norwegian’s 787 operations from London Gatwick to New York JFK, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles.
Norway’s Widerøe expecting more than three million passengers in 2014; 10th busiest airline in Europe on Tuesdays in February
Widerøe is no longer a subsidiary of SAS, but it continues to be a major player in the Norwegian domestic market, operating more flights than any other airline. We take a look at the airline’s growth over the last decade and reveal which are its busiest airports. Plus a summary of the airline’s international network.
Spanish airport traffic growing again; passenger numbers up 4% in 2014 as Jet2.com, Norwegian and Vueling drive growth
Spain’s airports are bouncing back after passenger numbers declined by 3.5% in 2013 (and 5% in 2012). We reveal which are the fastest-growing airports in the country and which airlines have seen the biggest increase in passenger numbers.
Following the opening of its Madrid base, Norwegian operates flights to Hamburg, Helsinki, Oslo Gardermoen, Stockholm Arlanda and Warsaw Chopin from the Spanish capital, utilising its 737-800s.
Norwegian starts four new routes from Oslo Gardermoen and Madrid to Los Angeles, CA, Oakland, CA, Orlando, FL and London Gatwick, using its 787-8s as well as 737-800s.
There is likely to be a double celebration at this week’s winning airport, as this ‘Arch of Triumph’ winning service took off just 45 minutes after its runway had re-opened after closure for maintenance.
Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair
Not one award, but two. It’s all smiles in Cologne as germanwings’ network planning team grab two 2014 Euro ANNIEs. Norwegian and Air Lituanica join the celebrations.
Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October
Cologne Bonn grew rapidly between 2002 and 2007 thanks to the development of the German LCC market. After several years of modest traffic reductions, passenger numbers are up once more as Norwegian, Ryanair and Wizz Air join germanwings in once again growing the LCC offering at the airport.