Articles tagged “norwegian”

Norwegian Air to Debut London to Singapore Route With Discounted Airfares

Norwegian Air to Debut London to Singapore Route With Discounted Airfares

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

The budget airline's expansion to Asia will be operated by Norwegian UK, a Gatwick-based subsidiary. Insiders hint that the low-cost carrier will use this subsidiary to open other routes in Asia, Africa, and South America.

1 month ago

Emirates President Calls Etihad Merger Rumors ‘Nonsense,’ Hints At His Own Exit

Emirates President Calls Etihad Merger Rumors ‘Nonsense,’ Hints At His Own Exit

Andrea Rothman , Bloomberg

The competition, on a variety of fronts, is catching up to Emirates. The cavalry -- in the form of a new airport that would give Emirates greater flexibility -- won't arrive for several years.

3 months ago

Norwegian Will Be First to Fly Boeing’s New Aircraft, Not Southwest

Norwegian Will Be First to Fly Boeing’s New Aircraft, Not Southwest

Justin Bachman and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Southwest Airlines might technically be the launch customer, but Norwegian is going to get a ton of cheap publicity simply by flying the aircraft before anyone else. Isn’t that what being first is all about?

4 months ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Cuts Profit Forecast on Slumping Demand

Norwegian Cruise Line Cuts Profit Forecast on Slumping Demand

Crayton Harrison, Bloomberg

Slumping demand for Mediterranean and Caribbean cruises, as well as discounting, took a chunk out of Norwegian Cruise Line's profit in the second quarter.

10 months ago

How 4 European Low-Cost Carriers Are Preparing for Their Own Brexit

How 4 European Low-Cost Carriers Are Preparing for Their Own Brexit

Brian Sumers, Skift

Despite all the sabre-rattling, it could be business as usual for Europe's low cost carriers even if the United Kingdom leaves the EU.

11 months ago

Norwegian Air Continues Push for More Long-Haul Routes

Norwegian Air Continues Push for More Long-Haul Routes

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

A new fleet and intercontinental routes are key to Norwegian's strategy against its low-cost European competitors.

1 year ago

Ryanair CEO on Terror Impact and Pact To Time Schedules With Norwegian for Long Haul

Ryanair CEO on Terror Impact and Pact To Time Schedules With Norwegian for Long Haul

Manus Cranny and Benjamin , Bloomberg

European airlines and their counterparts almost everywhere are bracing for a next terrorist attack and worry about the potential that demand won't bounce back as it usually does. Meanwhile, Ryanair believes coordinating its flights with long-haul carriers such as Norwegian will become a material part of its business.

1 year ago

Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Next Ship Is a Bet on Chinese Cruisers

Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Next Ship Is a Bet on Chinese Cruisers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Chinese consumers want to cruise in Asia, and cruise lines are jockeying to meet the demand. If the Asia experiment doesn't work out, lines can send their ships back to high-demand regions like the Caribbean and Mediterranean.

2 years ago

Norwegian Air Close to Deal With Ryanair to Feed Travelers Onto Long-Haul Flights

Norwegian Air Close to Deal With Ryanair to Feed Travelers Onto Long-Haul Flights

Stephen Treloar and Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Norwegian Air is ramping up its U.S. routes even as it awaits U.S. approval of its foreign air carrier permit, which is stuck in political gridlock.

2 years ago

Why Cruise Lines Are Building So Many New Ships

Why Cruise Lines Are Building So Many New Ships

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

A deluge of new ships will make it cheaper for cruise lines to operate. They can also charge higher fares for new product and attract valuable first-time cruisers to the industry.

2 years ago

Kid Rock, Knitting and More Speciality Cruises to Lure First Timers

Kid Rock, Knitting and More Speciality Cruises to Lure First Timers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Themed sailings help cruise lines fill their ships and cruisers meet people with similar interests. Even small niche groups on cruises help cruise lines grow the pool of potential repeat customers.

2 years ago

Norwegian Air Makes Concession on Pilots in Bid for U.S. Approval

Norwegian Air Makes Concession on Pilots in Bid for U.S. Approval

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Desperate times call for desperate measures, including Norwegian's pledge to use only American and European pilots on its transatlantic routes. Is that what Open Skies is coming to?

2 years ago