EUROPE & CIS: Norwegian Air Shuttle ups B737 order

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has confirmed an order for an additional six Next-Generation 737-800s bringing its total order of 737s to 48. It also has an order for 22 aircraft from leasing companies. The Oslo-based carrier has been opening up new markets in Europe and beyond since it was founded 1 September. Norwegian has […]


Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has confirmed an order for an additional six Next-Generation 737-800s bringing its total order of 737s to 48. It also has an order for 22 aircraft from leasing companies.

The Oslo-based carrier has been opening up new markets in Europe and beyond since it was founded 1 September. Norwegian has reported continuous growth in its passenger figures and improved margins throughout the 2008/2009 recession.