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Norwegian Reports Huge First Quarter 2019 Loss (Again)

Norwegian has today reported their results for the first quarter of 2019, and they're... interesting. Keep in mind that historically the first quarter is one of the most challenging for European and transatlantic airlines, given weak demand in winter.…

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Norwegian Plane Finally Leaving Iran After 2+ Months

On December 14, 2018, a Norwegian Boeing 737 MAX 8 bound from Dubai to Oslo diverted to Shiraz, Iran. This diversion was due to an engine issue, and as usual, in a situation like that the priority is to get the plane on the ground as quickly and safely…

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Norwegian Ending All Caribbean Flights

For the past several years Norwegian has grown like crazy, as they've expanded both their short-haul and longhaul network. While many people may be familiar with Norwegian's transatlantic flights between North America and Europe, the airline has a lot…

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Norwegian 787 Premium – 1

Norwegian Cuts Free Booze In Premium Cabin

Norwegian has been in a challenging financial position, and the airline is working on reducing costs this year. They've undertaken an "extensive cost cutting initiative," which altogether is expected to save the airline $230 million. This comes in many…

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Norwegian Removes Lounge Access For Some Premium Passengers

Norwegian long haul flights on their Boeing 787 aircraft have a standard economy cabin, as well as a premium cabin, which Ben recently reviewed here. This product is really a 'premium economy' product rather than a 'business class' product (don't expect…

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Norwegian Wifi

Norwegian Introduces (Free) Wifi On Longhaul Flights

Just yesterday I published my review of Norwegian's 787-9 premium economy, in which I noted that flying with the airline would become even more compelling once they install wifi. In early 2018 Norwegian had announced that they'd install wifi on their…

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Norwegian Premium – 65

Review: Norwegian Premium 787-9 London To New York

I boarded through the second set of doors, where I was greeted by two very friendly flight attendants and pointed left into the premium economy cabin. Norwegian's 787-9 has a total of 56 premium economy seats, spread across eight rows in a 2-3-2 configuration.…

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What Happened To The Norwegian 737 That Diverted To Iran?

Recently I wrote about how a Norwegian 737 MAX was operating a flight from Dubai to Oslo. It suffered a serious engine problem (despite the aircraft being only a few months old), and was forced to divert to Shiraz, Iran. What made this interesting (and…

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Norwegian’s Very Complicated Iran Diversion

Recently I wrote about the nightmare experience suffered by Air France passengers en route from Paris to Shanghai. They were stuck in Siberia, Russia, for several days after their original aircraft and then relief aircraft suffered one unfortunate mishap…

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Norwegian 787 Premium – 1

Norwegian Launching Flights To Rio De Janeiro

Earlier this year, Norwegian expanded its long haul operations by commencing flights from London to Buenos Aires, Argentina. They also announced they would commence domestic operations within Argentina, to challenge the high prices passengers in the…

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Norwegian 787 Premium In 10 Pictures

Hello from New York! Norwegian has been an incredibly disruptive airline when it comes to both short-haul and longhaul flying, and there's no denying that they've altered the airfare landscape on transatlantic flights. So I figured it's about time that…

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Icelandair & Norwegian Join TSA Pre-Check

TSA Pre-Check is one of the innovations that has made the air travel experience in the US a bit more pleasant. Those eligible for Pre-Check enjoy expedited security screening, where they don't have to take off their shoes, or take their liquids out of…

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