Norwegian has revealed visitors figures for December continued to be closely influenced by decrease demand attributable to continued journey restrictions throughout Europe.
Nonetheless, the low-cost provider stated Christmas bookings have been optimistic.
In December, 129,664 clients flew with Norwegian, a lower of 94 per cent in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months.
The capability (measured in obtainable seat kilometres) and complete passenger visitors (in income seat kilometres) have been each down by 98 per cent.
The load issue was 52 per cent, down 31 proportion factors.
Jacob Schram, chief govt of Norwegian, stated: “The pandemic continues to have a detrimental affect on our enterprise because it has had since March.
“At the start of final 12 months, Norwegian was headed for a optimistic end in 2020, as an alternative 2020 has been a really difficult 12 months and we now discover ourselves combating for survival.
“Regardless of low demand in December, Christmas bookings have been optimistic, and we have now succeeded in adapting our operations to the present state of affairs.
“Our purpose is to be a financially sturdy and aggressive airline, with a brand new monetary construction, a rightsized fleet and improved buyer providing.”
He added: “The assist from our clients, workers and suppliers this previous 12 months has been extraordinary.
“All of us want to journey and meet our pals and family members once more and at Norwegian our focus continues to be to attach folks in a protected and comfy method.
“The vaccination is now being rolled out internationally and is nice information for each the aviation trade and people who need to journey.
“We will probably be prepared to fulfill the competitors for patrons after the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Final 12 months was a troublesome 12 months, however we are going to proceed to struggle and are available out of this disaster as a stronger Norwegian,” Schram stated.
Norwegian operated 9 plane on common in December, primarily on home routes in Norway.