Norwegian Air Shuttle AS which operates under the brand Norwegian has confirmed an order, earlier announced in January, with Airbus S.A.S. The order makes Norwegian a new Airbus customer, and as well, one of the biggest A320neo customers.
In January this year, Norwegian had also announced a firm order for 100 737 MAX airplanes which was developed by Boeing in response to the A320neo.
At 16 million passengers, Norwegian is the third-largest low-cost airline in Europe today. The carrier currently operates a fleet of 48 737-800s and 14 737-300s, and has an order backlog with Boeing of 184 airplanes, including 100 737 MAX, 78 737-800, and six 787 Dreamliners.