NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 14, 2016) - Norwegian was today awarded the distinction of Best Low Cost Airline - Europe by AirlineRatings.com for the fourth consecutive year.
Airlineratings.com, the world's best one-stop airline safety and product rating review website, attracts more than 14 million visitors from 232 countries with the website announcing its Airline Excellence Awards each year to celebrate and promote excellence in the airline industry.
"We are pleased to receive this industry recognition which shows that throughout Norwegian's rapid expansion, we are continuing to offer passengers high-quality services and affordable fares," Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos said.
In selecting Norwegian as Europe's Best Low Cost Airline for the fourth year in a row, AirlineRatings.com's editorial team praised Norwegian for its innovation of bringing affordable and safe travel to millions of passengers across Europe and beyond.
"Norwegian has re-written the low cost book and delivers outstanding value to its passengers. You know your airline is a winner when other airlines try and block your innovation and low fares," said Geoffrey Thomas, AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief.
Earlier this year, Norwegian received acclaim as the World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline for the second consecutive year and Europe's Best Low-Cost Airline for the fourth consecutive year by Skytrax World Airline Awards. Additionally, the airline was named the Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).
Norwegian is the world's sixth largest low-cost airline and carried 26 million passengers in 2015. The airline operates 450 routes to over 138 destinations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Thailand, Caribbean and the U.S. Norwegian has a fleet of more than 110 aircraft, with an average age of 3.6 years, making it one of the world's youngest fleets. Norwegian was named the Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Norwegian was named the World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline by the renowned SkyTrax World Airline Awards in 2015 and 2016, and for the fourth consecutive year, named Europe's Best Low-Cost Airline. Norwegian employs 5,500 people. The airline offers 40 nonstop routes from the U.S. to London, Paris, Scandinavia and the Caribbean.
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