Norwegian has disclosed website traffic figures for December continued to be intensely affected by decrease demand from customers triggered by ongoing vacation limits across Europe.

Nonetheless, the minimal-value carrier mentioned Christmas bookings had been positive.

In December, 129,664 shoppers flew with Norwegian, a reduce of 94 for every cent in contrast to the very same period previous 12 months.

The capacity (calculated in available seat kilometres) and total passenger targeted visitors (in profits seat kilometres) had been the two down by 98 for every cent.

The load factor was 52 for each cent, down 31 proportion points.

Jacob Schram, chief government of Norwegian, mentioned: “The pandemic carries on to have a unfavorable effect on our small business as it has experienced considering the fact that March.

“At the commencing of very last year, Norwegian was headed for a beneficial final result in 2020, alternatively 2020 has been a incredibly hard calendar year and we now come across ourselves battling for survival.

“Despite minimal desire in December, Christmas bookings ended up optimistic, and we have succeeded in adapting our operations to the latest situation.

“Our target is to be a financially solid and competitive airline, with a new fiscal construction, a rightsized fleet and enhanced buyer featuring.”

He additional: “The assist from our clients, staff members and suppliers this past yr has been amazing.

“We all want to travel and meet our mates and liked ones again and at Norwegian our concentrate carries on to be to link folks in a secure and cozy way.

“The vaccination is now becoming rolled out across the entire world and is great news for both of those the aviation sector and all those who want to travel.

“We will be completely ready to fulfill the levels of competition for clients right after the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Last 12 months was a challenging calendar year, but we will carry on to fight and come out of this disaster as a more robust Norwegian,” Schram said.

Norwegian operated nine aircraft on ordinary in December, mostly on domestic routes in Norway.