Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA has signed agreements for the transportation of charter passengers from the UK and the Nordics to Spain, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Italy and Cyprus on behalf of TUI Nordic (Star Tour, Fritidsresor, Finmatkat), TUI UK, Thomas Cook Northern Europe and Nazar Nordic for the summer season 2014.
The contracts imply an increase in the number of charter flights of 43% compared to the summer season 2013. The aggregated value of the contracts is approximately MNOK 450.
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. More than 20 million passengers fly on its network per year. 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 413 routes to 125 destinations and employs approximately 3,500 people in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, UK, Spain and Thailand. The company has 264 undelivered aircraft on firm order. Norwegian was founded in 1993 and its headquarter is in Fornebu, Norway. In 2013, Norwegian was voted Europe’s best low-cost carrier of the year by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards. Norwegian offers better leg room than most competitors, in-flight WiFi, world-class punctuality and a fleet of 85 aircraft with an average age of only 4.6 years.