Norwegian passenger numbers soar to a record on July

  • Norwegian passenger numbers soar to a record on July
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    Scandinavian airline Norwegian reported a record number of passengers in July.
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Scandinavian airline Norwegian reported a record number of passengers in July.

During the month the airline carried almost 3.8 million people.

Last year the total number of passengers increased by 13pc compared with the same month, yesterday, the airline said.

“We went through a long period of strong growth and going forward, we will reap what he has sown for the benefit of our customers, employees and shareholders,” said Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos.

The load factor of airlines for the month was 93pc. Last week, the boss of iag Willie Walsh gave the airline a maximum of a year to accept transactions on the absorption.

MAG – owned by aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, vueling and level – up 4.6 PC package in Norway at the beginning of this year. Mr. Walsh said at the time that MAG would be interested in receiving an outright bid for the airline, but he stressed that the window for the thrashing from the Internet end.

“There is no haste. But this time next year, if we have not received a Norwegian, we’re not going to keep these shares,” said the Irish independent.

“If we are not acquiring it, we are not interested in being a shareholder. We will wait and see what happens, but it’s not a big issue in our agenda.”

The Norwegian, who manages services in the United States from Dublin, cork and Shannon, adding services from the capital to the airport Hamilton Toronto next year.

In July the company achieved a net profit of 300 million Norwegian kroner (€31.7 m) for the second quarter of 2018, compared to the crown 691m (€73 million) loss in the second quarter of last year.

He helped 19pc fall in non-fuel costs.

Shares in Norway was last to 0.25 PC in the trade.

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