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Almost all domestic flights in Scandinavia are cancelled on Sunday

Press release   •   Mar 07, 2015 21:30 GMT

Norwegian regrets to inform that nearly 20,000 passengers will be affected by the pilot strike in Norwegian Air Norway (NAN) on Sunday. Almost all domestic flights in Norway and Sweden will be cancelled due to the strike, while a few domestic routes in Denmark will be operated. Most flights between the Scandinavian capitals will also be cancelled. Long-haul flights to the US and Thailand will not be affected by the pilot strike. Norwegian will do everything possible to ensure that flights between other parts of Europe will operate normal.

Passengers who have registered their mobile phone numbers on their Norwegian profiles, and who are affected by the strike, will be notified via SMS from Norwegian. We urge all passengers to keep themselves updated via Norwegian’s website and check the Flight Status for information on specific routes.

Customers affected by cancellations may call our customer service on +47 21 49 21 49.

We apologize to those passengers who are affected by the strike. We will do our utmost to take care of all the affected passengers in the best possible way.

We wish to advise that the following flights should operate according to schedule tomorrow, Sunday:

• Flights to/from the UK with flight numbers DY2400 to DY2900

• Flights to/from Spain with flight numbers DY5100 to DY5598

• Flights to/from Finland with flight numbers DY5599 to 5999. Please note that our handling agency in Finland may hold a sympathy strike on Sunday. It is too early to say how this will affect our flights to/from Finland.

• Flights to/from USA and Thailand with flight numbers DY7001 to DY7999

Media Contact:
Norwegian’s Press Office, + 47 815 11 816

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian”, is a low-cost airline listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Norwegian is the second largest airline in Scandinavia and third largest low cost carrier in Europe. The company reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 24 million passengers in 2014. Norwegian has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East, as well as long-haul flights to the US and Southeast Asia. The company has a total of 424 routes to 130 destinations and employs approximately 4,500 people in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, UK, Spain and Thailand. The company has 258 undelivered aircraft on firm order. Norwegian was founded in 1993 and its headquarter is in Fornebu, Norway. Norwegian offers better leg room than most competitors, in-flight WiFi on short haul, world-class punctuality and a fleet of 96 aircraft with an average age of only four years. In 2013 and 2014, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. In 2014, Norwegian also won three prizes at the prestigious Passenger Choice Awards for Best Airline in Europe, Best Inflight Connectivity & Communications and Best Single Achievement in Passenger Experience for its moving map on the 787 Dreamliners. In addition, Norwegian was awarded Europe's best low-cost airline by for the second year running.