Norwegian Airlines, also called Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, is Norway’s largest airline and flag carrier. Based in Baerum, it was founded in 1993. Norwegian Airlines has one of the youngest and greenest fleets in the world. Their fleet of 170 aircraft includes Boeing 737-800s, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The logo consists of ‘Norwegian’ written in a bold white font on a red background along with an icon of a flying aircraft and its trail in navy on the right-hand corner.
Norwegian Airlines flights cover over 500 routes and 150 destinations worldwide. It offers domestic flights within Scandinavia and Finland and to business destinations like New York City and Los Angeles. Even exotic destinations in the Mediterranean, Venice and Santorini are covered by the airline.
Passengers are allowed one carry-on bag and one personal item (small purse, thin laptop case, or duty-free bag) in the cabin. The dimensions of the carry-on bag must not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm whereas the same for the personal item must not exceed 33 x 25 x 20 cm. The maximum permissible weight depends on the ticket type -
For checked-in baggage, the weight of each piece must not exceed 32 kg or be lighter than 2 kg and the maximum dimensions must be within 250 x 79 x 112 cm. The weight depends upon the ticket type -
Norwegian Airlines allows small cats or dogs to travel in the cabin on domestic flights within Argentina, Schengen, and EU (excluding UK and Ireland). The cost of carrying a pet in the cabin ranges between $56 - $75 when booked online, and $69 - $93 when booked at the airport. The pet + its kennel must not weigh more than 8 kg.
Children between 5 – 11 years traveling alone need to avail the unaccompanied minor service. The service is optional for kids between 12 – 15 years whereas those over 15 years will have to travel as an adult. The unaccompanied minor will be taken care of right from the time of departure to the time they are safely received at the destination.
Free Wi-Fi is available on most flights within Europe. The airline’s video-on-demand service offers a wide range of movies and TV series that passengers can watch on their own device. For those traveling via one of the long-haul flights, Norwegian offers a state-of-the-art entertainment system on which passengers can watch movies, TV shows, play games, and get to know their destination better via an Interactive 3D map. Passengers can purchase a wide range of meals and drinks simply by using their touchscreens. For passengers interested in some good old-fashioned reading, the airline has its award-winning magazine ‘N by Norwegian’.
Norwegian Airlines allows its passengers to avail the facility of web check-in available 24 hours before flight departure.
Norwegian Airlines has been voted ‘The World’s Best Low-cost Long Haul Airline’ and ‘Europe’s Best Low-cost Airline’ by the Skytrax Awards for five consecutive years. The airline has also been crowned ‘Norway’s Most Sustainable Airline’ in the Sustainability Brand Index and ‘The Most Fuel-efficient Airline on Trans-Atlantic Routes’ for the second time in 2018 by The International Council of Clean Transportation (ICCT). So, with Norwegian Airlines, book flights that are both affordable and eco-friendly. With the airline’s frequent-flyer program, ‘Norwegian Reward’, exclusive Norwegian Airlines flight deals can be availed on hotel booking, car rentals and much more by earning CashPoints.
The policies regarding baggage, unaccompanied minors and pets are subject to change. To avoid future confusions, please check the policies before making a booking as provisions change without prior notice.
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