MADRID, 6 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) -
Norwegian transported more than 1.2 million during the month of February, which represents an increase of 83% compared to the same month of 2022, while the average occupancy, of 83.8%, was three percentage points higher, according to informed the company.
The airline has noted that many Nordic travelers took advantage of the winter holidays in February and flew to warmer places in the Mediterranean or to popular winter destinations in the Alps.
Likewise, Norwegian has explained that "a large number" of travelers took advantage of the winter holidays to book their trips for Easter, the bridges of the month of May and the summer holidays.
In the last year, Norwegian has transported 18.9 million passengers, 157% more than in the same period of the previous year, with an occupancy of 83.5%, ten percentage points more.
Capacity (measured in ASK, the total number of seats offered by an aircraft per kilometer flown) was 1,826 million seats per kilometer in February, while actual passenger traffic (measured in PKT, total number of passengers transported in one aircraft per kilometer flown) was 1,530 million seats per kilometer.
In February, Norwegian operated an average of 64 aircraft and 99.4% of scheduled flights were completed. Punctuality, measured by the number of flights leaving within 15 minutes of the scheduled time, was 85.4% in February.
"We are looking forward to and well-prepared for the summer. Our summer program kicks off at the end of March and we are currently busy receiving new aircraft and new companions to meet the strong demand we see in our bookings. In addition to being a very Valued among leisure travelers, we continue to experience strong demand within the business segment, which clearly demonstrates that we have an attractive offering for both business and leisure Nordic travellers," said Norwegian CEO Geir Karlsen.