Norwegian's third-quarter profit of NOK27.5 million ($4.2 million) represented a 37.2% drop from net earnings of NOK43.8 million in the year-ago quarter as expansion weighed on its bottom line. The fleet expanded to 19 aircraft from 13 and capacity rose 64% to 1.69 billion ASKs, dropping load factor 1 point to 85% as traffic increased 61% to 1.43 billion RPKs. Revenue grew 48.8% to NOK877.8 million, expenses climbed 57.4% to NOK777.7 million and operating profit fell 31.7% to NOK38.4 ...

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