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Norwegian reports record high passenger figures and solid load factor in July

August 13, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Norwegian carried 2,489,974 passengers in July, an increase of 17 percent compared to the same month previous year. The total passenger traffic (RPK) increased by 38 percent, while the capacity (ASK) increased by 34 percent this month. The load factor was 88.2 prosent, up 2.3 percentage points.


“We’re very pleased that the passenger growth continues. Even with considerable capacity increase, we manage to fill almost nine out of ten seats. Particularly in light of the exceptionally warm weather in Scandinavia in July, the traffic figures are solid. We’re also pleased that an increasing number of customers outside of Scandinavia choose to fly with Norwegian,” said CEO Bjørn Kjos.

Norwegian took delivery of one brand new Boeing 737-800 in July. The company will take delivery of 14 Boeing 737-800 and four 787 Dreamliners during 2014. Norwegian’s fleet is among the most modern and environmentally friendly in Europe.

Norwegian operated 99.4 percent of its scheduled flights in July, whereof 81.1 percent departed on time.

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