Norwegian Air International
Norwegian Air International is an Irish semi-ultra budget airline and a fully integrated subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle, using its corporate identity. It operates flights to destinations in Europe and the Middle East from several bases in Denmark, Finland, Spain, and the United Kingdom, and is headquartered at Dublin Airport. Between 2017 and 2019, it also offered services from Europe to the United States and Canada.
|Frequent-flyer program||Norwegian Reward|
|Destinations||same as Norwegian Air Shuttle|
|Parent company||Norwegian Air Shuttle|
|Headquarters||Imbus House, |
Dublin Airport, Ireland
|Key people||Bjørn Kjos|
In February 2014, Norwegian Air International received its operating licence and air operator's certificate issued by Ireland. All of its flights are operated under its own IATA and ICAO airline codes, using its own fleet registered to the airline. The airline shares the same branding with its parent Norwegian Air Shuttle and integrated subsidiaries as Norwegian Group airlines. Its registration within Ireland and outside Norway allows the company to take advantage of European Union airline freedoms and agreements.
In February 2017, Norwegian Air International announced it would start transatlantic flights to the United States from the United Kingdom and Ireland in summer 2017 on behalf of its parent company, using the parent's new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft expected to be delivered from May 2017.
Norwegian Air International performed its first transatlantic flight with a Boeing 737-800 on 16 June 2017 between Edinburgh Airport and Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, New York. The first transatlantic flight with a 737 MAX was performed on 15 July 2017, with a MAX 8 featuring Sir Freddie Laker on its tailfin, between Edinburgh Airport in Scotland and Bradley International Airport serving Hartford, Connecticut, followed by a second daily rotation from Edinburgh to Stewart International Airport. Additional transatlantic flights using Boeing 737 aircraft were launched between destinations including Belfast, Bergen, Cork, Dublin, and Shannon in Europe to Hamilton, Hartford, Newburgh, and Providence in North America, however all transatlantic flights using the Boeing 737 were subsequently discontinued by 15 September 2019.
Norwegian Air International operates in conjunction with parent company Norwegian Air Shuttle and its integrated subsidiaries.
|Boeing 737 MAX 8||2||—||189|
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