Record traffic for Oslo based Norwegian, the airliner


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Thursday, 07 July 2011
The Norwegian budge airline Norwegian has seen its passenger traffic (RPK) rose by 25 percent in June, compared to the same month last year.

This was announced by the company’s CEO Bjorn Kjos, on Thursday in a press release from the Norwegian.


Passenger traffic shows the number of passengers multiplied with the amount of miles they fly. The number of passengers was 1,4million compared with 1.2 million same time last year, which is a record.
The load factor for passenger traffic amounted to 81 percent against 77 in the past same period.

Norwegian has also secured funding for the purchase of eleven new Boeing 737-800 aircraft worth $550 million, equivalent to Nkr3.5 billion, writes the Oslo-based airline in a statement.
Deliveries of the aircraft shall according to Norwegian continue until the end of 2012.

According to the message from the company, the growth in the traffic and number of passengers is due to the moves the company has taken to expand its established markets through new routes since July 2010 to June 2011, in addition to the adjustments in capacity.
By Team

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