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Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA which is simply known as Norwegian, is the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe, 9th largest in Europe in terms of passenger carried and is the second-largest airline in Scandinavia. Norwegian offers low cost options at a number of UK airports including Gatwick, for trips to Scandinavia and more traditional summer getaway options such as Spain, France, Portugal, Italy and Croatia. The airline has bases at Oslo (OSL), Copenhagen (CPH), Stockholm (ARN), Helsinki (HEL), London (LGW), Málaga (AGP), Las Palmas (LPA), Alicante (ALC), Bergen (BGO), Trondheim (TRD), Stavanger (SVG), Barcelona (BCN), Tenerife (TFS) and Madrid (MAD).

History

Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) was founded on 22 January 1993 to take over the regional airline and took leased three leased Fokker 50 aircraft. The airline began operation in three leased Fokker 50 aircraft from Bergen Airport, Flesland to Haugesund Airport, Karmøy and other destinations. NAS announced the start of its domestic services as a low-cost carrier on the busiest route, in April 2002. From 1 September 2002, the airline was re-branded as Norwegian.

Fleet

The current fleet of the airline includes 98 aircraft out of which 90 are Boeing 737s and 7 are Boeing 787 Dreamliners, and has a distinct livery of white with a red nose, with individual portraits of noteworthy Scandinavians on the tail fin. The average age of the airline is 4.5 years.  The airline announced its largest order of aircraft in European history - consisting of 22 Boeing 737-800 and 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 with an option for another 100 for the latter, on 25 January 2012.

Awards

The airline has received many awards which are testimony to its popularity.

·         Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline by Airlineratings.com in 2015

·         Best in region: Europe by Passenger Choice Awards in 2014

·         Europe’s Best Low-Cost Carrier of the Year Awarded by: Sky Trax World Airline Awards in 2014

·         Best Low-Cost Airline of the World Awarded by: Air Transport News in 2014

Routes and Destinations

Norwegian serves Europe, North Africa and the Middle East for both business and leisure markets. Norwegian has also launched long-haul operations to North American and Asian destinations such as New York, Florida and California as well as Bangkok, Thailand.In total the airline operates 416 routes to 126 destinations in 35 countries on four continents.Norwegian also operates an extensive domestic network within Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

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