Norwegian passenger numbers show continued increase


Norwegian’s traffic figures for September have shown a continued increase in the number of passengers as demand strengthens across its network. Traditional booking patterns are beginning to return and the carrier is seeing more people planning ahead and booking to travel to popular city breaks and winter sun destinations.

In September, Norwegian carried 977,719 passengers, an increase of 206% compared to the same period last year. Compared with September 2020, the total capacity (ASK) has increased by 154% and passenger traffic (RPK) was up 248%. Load factor in September was 72.4%, an increase of 20 percentage points compared to last year.

Norwegian continues to ramp up operations in line with demand and the company has now reopened bases in Stavanger, Bergen, and Trondheim. Norwegian operated an average of 46 aircraft in September, of which 92.1% departed on time.

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