A nearly 50% year-over-year increase in revenue was not enough to save Norwegian from the damaging fluctuation in fuel prices last year as the LCC slid to a NOK7.6 million ($1.1 million) full-year loss from an NOK84.6 million profit in 2007. Operating revenue soared 47.3% to NOK6.23 billion, driven in part by a 69.1% surge in ancillary revenue per passenger. But costs were up 61.9% to NOK6.03 billion as fuel expense more than doubled. Personnel costs jumped 73.5% and airport charges were up ...

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