Articles tagged “norwegian air”

Norwegian Air Has Its Best Quarterly Results Ever

Norwegian continues to succeed where other airlines had failed before. It's fuel-efficient fleet and strong cost controls mean that it is making low-cost long-haul flying a reality.

6 days ago

Delta Has Big Concerns About Low-Cost Trans-Atlantic Competition

Delta is generally considered the most fiscally sound of the U.S big three, and that likely won't change soon. But Delta, like its competitors, needs to come up with a cohesive strategy on how to challenge the discount airlines beginning to move into the trans-Atlantic market.

2 weeks ago

Norwegian Air Will Hire U.S. Pilots After Accusations of Flouting Labor Standards

Considering how tight the labor supply is, and how much U.S. pilot unions dislike Norwegian Air, it will be interesting to see how many applications the airline receives. Then again, pilots love flying big modern jets, and the Boeing 787 is about as good as it gets.

2 weeks ago

Norwegian Air CEO Interview: Regulators and Airlines Are Afraid of Us

Many U.S. airlines and their employee unions are concerned about Norwegian's rapid growth — and for good reason. With its low cost, long-haul model, Norwegian is a threat to legacy airlines.

3 weeks ago

Boeing 737s Rarely Fly Trans-Atlantic — But That’s About to Change

Keep in mind the Boeing 737 and Airbus A321 essentially will be niche aircraft for trans-Atlantic flights. Neither has the range to fly much beyond the shortest long-haul routes.

1 month ago

In Norwegian Air Spat, European Union will Request Formal Arbitration

U.S. airlines may not like it, but there's a good chance Norwegian will win in arbitration.

3 months ago

Norwegian Air Is Dealt a Setback on U.S. Flights by the DOT

The Norwegian Air saga has taken another unusual turn. But fear not, travelers. The airline will keep flying between the U.S. and Europe, and the airline will continue offering low fares.

4 months ago

Virgin Atlantic CEO Already Sees Low-Cost Norwegian Air Hurting U.S. Fares

The transatlantic route has long been one of the world's most profitable ones. Then Norwegian Air came it and is upsetting long-held assumptions.

4 months ago

Ryanair’s CEO Worries About Terror ‘Cloud’ Over on Europe’s Airlines

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Europe, as well as labor strikes, are clouding the European carrier's business.

6 months ago

Norwegian Air Gets Preliminary Approval in U.S. for More Low-Cost Transatlantic Flights

Great news for consumers, not so great news for the legacy carriers defending their most profitable routes.

6 months ago

The U.S. Should Give Norwegian Air Freedom to Fly, Says EU

For all of the U.S. legacy carriers' complaints about unfair competition from Gulf carriers, the former have made it incredibly unfair for Norwegian in the U.S.

8 months ago

Interview: Ryanair CEO on How Low-Cost Carriers Can Help European Airlines Prosper Again

We believe that a partnership between Norwegian and Ryanair makes sense and could take off with few complications. But we don't believe converting long-term rivals to new friends is done easily in aviation. Still, if anyone could argue until this gets done, it would be O'Leary--with credit going to Willie Walsh. That alone is a remarkable thing.

8 months ago