Norwegian Air Worldwide is an Irish semi-ultra funds airline and a totally built-in subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle, utilizing its company id. It operates flights to locations in Europe and the Center East from a number of bases in Denmark, Finland, Spain, and the UK, and is headquartered at Dublin Airport.[1] Between 2017 and 2019, it additionally provided providers from Europe to the US and Canada.

Historical past[edit]

In February 2014, Norwegian Air Worldwide acquired its working licence and air operator’s certificates issued by Eire.[2] All of its flights are operated beneath its personal IATA and ICAO airline codes, utilizing its personal fleet registered to the airline.[3][4] The airline shares the identical branding with its dad or mum Norwegian Air Shuttle and built-in subsidiaries as Norwegian Group airways. Its registration inside Eire and outdoors Norway permits the corporate to benefit from European Union airline freedoms and agreements.[5]

In February 2017, Norwegian Air Worldwide introduced it will begin transatlantic flights to the US from the UK and Eire in summer season 2017 on behalf of its dad or mum firm, utilizing the dad or mum’s new Boeing 737 MAX plane anticipated to be delivered from Could 2017.[6][7]

Norwegian Air Worldwide carried out its first transatlantic flight with a Boeing 737-800 on 16 June 2017 between Edinburgh Airport and Stewart Worldwide Airport in Newburgh, New York.[8] The primary transatlantic flight with a 737 MAX was carried out on 15 July 2017, with a MAX eight that includes Sir Freddie Laker on its tailfin, between Edinburgh Airport in Scotland and Bradley Worldwide Airport serving Hartford, Connecticut, adopted by a second every day rotation from Edinburgh to Stewart Worldwide Airport.[9] Further transatlantic flights utilizing Boeing 737 plane had been launched between locations together with Belfast, Bergen, Cork, Dublin, and Shannon in Europe to Hamilton, Hartford, Newburgh, and Windfall in North America, nonetheless all transatlantic flights utilizing the Boeing 737 had been subsequently discontinued by 15 September 2019.[10]

On 11 Could 2018, its US Division of Transportation approval was maintained by a judicial panel after being challenged by 4 unions representing 135,000 airline employees.[11]


Norwegian Air Worldwide operates at the side of dad or mum firm Norwegian Air Shuttle and its built-in subsidiaries.

As of April 2020, the Norwegian Air Worldwide fleet consists of the next plane:[12][13]


Exterior hyperlinks[edit]

Media associated to Norwegian Air Worldwide at Wikimedia Commons

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