Norwegian is a Prime Job Opportunity in the Making

It may be a surprise to some that Norwegian is the second largest airline in Scandinavia and the third largest (low cost) airline in Europe. It also spreads its wings far and wide in its route portfolio with flights across Europe, to the Middle East and into North Africa. In fact it operates short haul and long haul to almost 300 routes to approximately 115 destinations.

The airline is noted on the Oslo Stock Exchange as a low-cost airline and has experienced good growth offering customer service at competitive prices along with choice route structure and passenger transport solutions.

Commencing operation in 1993, it is an impressive stat that almost 16 million passengers flew the experience of the airline in 2011. While the airline has ancillary sources of revenue, it directly employs approximately 2,500 people.

The fleet is continuously being modernized with older less fuel efficient aircraft leaving the stable and being replaced with the new state-of-the-art Boeing and Airbus aircraft.

In fact, in January of 2012 the airline signed-off on Europe’s largest ever single aircraft order with some 222 aircraft to tally the fleet including six Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners in the mix for its long haul operations.

When the older 737’s are phased out the airline will boast one of the most modern, efficient and of course environmentally friendly fleets in commercial operation anywhere in the world.

Operationally the airline strives to provide passengers with a low cost product that offers good value for money.

They say that their booking process is simple and hassle free and that their staff are ‘service minded personal’.

It means that service is one area that you will need to be demonstratively good at if you are looking to work for them. A quick point to note is that the growth of new aircraft alone will create unprecedented jobs opportunities in all areas of the airline and it presents as a brilliant time for those wanting to break into the aviation work environment.

To show a little of the companies character and how it relates to the public, the youtube clip below is an ad that was produced by Kitchen / Leo Burnett Oslo, and promotes Norwegian Airlines by running a 3 minute film immediately prior to the Norwegian King's annual address to the people of Norway.

As you can see, it is quite humorous and relates well with their target market

Adding to the Vision of Norwegian being that ‘Everyone should afford to fly’ is their values and priorities which in all simplicity are listed as

  • Simplicity

  • Directness and...

  • Relevance

    Their operational priorities are stated to be safety, service and again, simplicity. The airlines business strategy boasts a long list of statements to support their intention to become the preferred supplier of air travel in its selected markets. At the same time they plan to generate excellent profitability to its share holders. 

    When you visit the Norwegian website you will be greeted with a choice to please choose your preferred country of origin
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • USA
  • Spain
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • The Netherlands
  • Singapore
  • Other countries

    If you click your preferred option you will quickly discover little employment information
    is presented on the website, there is a ‘jobs at Norwegian link’ listing available opportunities which also allows you to become a registered user. This will give you chance to upload a CV registration and receive vacancy notification based on your profile.

    To actually get to the careers section you have to enter
  • You will then be presented with:

    Would you like to work on board some of the newest aircraft in the world? Working for us means that you will be part of an international, professional and dedicated team.

    We are a forward-looking and globally expanding company with many exciting plans in the pipeline. 

    It then shows:

    • Available positions for cabin crew, short-haul
    • and Available positions for cabin crew, long-haul

    About the application process

    Their crew recruitment processes is ongoing throughout the year, so depending on where we are in each process, the time it takes for them to respond may vary

    If you meet the requirements for the position, you will be sent online tests which you must complete. If you experience technical problems with your tests, you can contact the test provider Cut-e,

    If you don't receive the invite, please check that your email address is correct in the system and check your junk-mail folder.

    After finishing the tests, they will take some time to process the results, and either they or the agency will get back to you

    • If you pass the tests, you will be invited for a screening 
    • All candidates will receive feedback on their Application
    • If you are rejected after a interview for a cabin crew position, you need to wait at least 12 months before you apply again

    For more information on the how to of Norwegian Flight Attendant jobs and career availability with other airlines check out our facebook page from post to post as news becomes available. 

    You are also invited to view The Secrets of flight Attendant Interviews

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