Continuing its expansionist path, Norwegian yesterday announced its commitment to an additional 12 737-800s, lifting its firm order for purchased and leased aircraft to 70 for delivery by 2014, as it reported the highest quarterly operating profit in its history. Third-quarter net profit decreased 10% to NOK374.8 million ($67.2 million) from NOK414.4 million in the year-ago period, but EBIT more than doubled to NOK475.6 million from NOK193.4 million. Revenue rose 15% to NOK2.27 billion while ...

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