Norwegian Air Shuttle fights for the Polish market

APA - Austria Presse Agentur
opublikowano: 23-06-2006, 16:15

Warsaw (Puls Biznesu) – The Norwegian airline plans to have over 1m passengers within two years and is going to launch its own company in Poland.

Warsaw (Puls Biznesu) – The Norwegian airline plans to have over 1m passengers within two years and is going to launch its own company in Poland.

 

Norwegian Air Shuttle, a low-cost airline, is launching many new routes from Poland.

“On September 14 we are starting to fly to five new ports from Warsaw. We add a Krakow-Stockholm route and routes from Wroclaw to the capitols of Sweden and Norway”, Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian Air Shuttle general director said.

The company will soon have its second plane at Okecie airport. In 2007, the base will consist of five planes.

“We want to employ 100 people”, Bjorn Kjos added.

The recruitment is going on, the airline has employed 10 Polish pilots and is training next ones.

 

The company focuses on Warsaw, and not regional airports as the other low-costs. Within two years, it plans to have 1m Polish passengers.

“Till 2007, we will found our company and will apply for Polish certificates”, the general director said.

Norwegian Air Shuttle has 20 planes and operates 82 routes to 54 airports. Its capitalization amounts to PLN 1 billion (EUR 243,000).

(PLN 1 = EUR 0.243)

 

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