Norwegian took delivery of the first of 50 737-800s. Aircraft is on lease from Babcock & Brown. Norwegian will lease seven more along with its order for 42 directly from Boeing (ATWOnline, Aug. 31, 2007). Norwegian flew 430 million RPKs in December, a 45% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity climbed 32% to 559 million ASKs and load factor rose 7 points to 77%. Yield fell 15% to NOK0.60 ($0.11).

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