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The Number Of People That Flew With Norwegian Air In January Declined By 96% Year-On-Year

Published on Feb 5 2021 11:08 AM in General Industry tagged: Trending Posts / norwegian air

The Number Of People That Flew With Norwegian Air In January Declined By 96% Year-On-Year

Norwegian Air has released its traffic figures for January, revealing that the number of passengers that flew with the airline last month declined by 96% year-on-year to 74,224 due to the continuing C...

Norwegian Air has released its traffic figures for January, revealing that the number of passengers that flew with the airline last month declined by 96% year-on-year to 74,224 due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Capacity, Total Passenger Traffic And Load Factor

Meanwhile, the airline's capacity declined by 98%, its total passenger traffic declined by 99% and its load factor declined by 45 percentage points to 35.9%.

Number Of Aircraft And Percentage Of Scheduled Flights Operated

Norwegian Air operated an average of eight aircraft in January, mainly on domestic routes in Norway.

Additionally, the airline operated 96.8% of its scheduled flights in January and 90.4% of its flights departed on time last month.

CEO Statement

In a statement published on Norwegian Air's website, the airline's CEO, Jacob Schram, said, "The pandemic continues to have a negative impact on our business as travel restrictions remain. We are doing everything in our power to come out of the examinership as a stronger, more competitive airline, and we look forward to welcoming more customers on board as travel restrictions are lifted."

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