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Norwegian Continues Strong Summer

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - August 5, 2017

European low-cost carrier Norwegian’s strong summer continued in July with a 15 percent increase in passengers, according to the company’s latest report.

Norwegian carried just under 3.36 million passengers last month, a 15 percent jump compared to July 2016.

Total traffic growth increased by 23 percent, while capacity growth rose by 24 percent.

Load factor was 94 percent network wide, the company said.

“We are very pleased that an increasing number of passengers choose Norwegian for their travels, not least intercontinentally. It is also satisfactory that even with a strong capacity growth our aircraft are full. This proves that travellers in Europe, the U.S. and Asia appreciate low fares, new aircraft and friendly service.”

Norwegian has been rapidly expanding in the Caribbean, with a wave of new flights to both Martinique and Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean out of several major U.S. cities including New York, Providence and Fort Lauderdale.

— CJ Staff

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