British Aviation Pioneer Amy Johnson to Feature on Two Norwegian Aircraft Tails

Pioneering woman pilot Amy Johnson will become the second British person it will honor on tail fins of its aircraft, with the renowned pilot’s portrait set to appear on a new Norwegian Boeing 737 and one of its new Boeing 787-9s later this year.

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Norwegian Group’s Irish subsidiary has been blocked for years from obtaining approval to serve the U.S. from Europe by protectionist lobbying by transatlantic airline joint ventures among U.S. and European Union-based carriers.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle has finalized an order for 19 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and has taken options on 10 more.

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The aircraft is the first Boeing 787 delivered to ILFC and its lessee, Norwegian Air Shuttle, which will operate the aircraft. The 787 also is the 700th aircraft that Boeing has delivered to ILFC.

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The Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed for the first time in Norway on May 1, 2012, Oslo being a new destination on the demonstration aircraft’s six-month global Dream Tour.

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On June 3, Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt, Europe’s first new major airport for several years, will begin operations.

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Boeing has successfully achieved a production rate of 35 aircraft a month for the Next-Generation 737 family, with the delivery of the first 737 produced at the new rate to leasing company AWAS Aviation Services, Inc. on January 10.

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Boeing’s 737 Boeing Sky Interior marked its 200th-delivery milestone on December 19 with the delivery of a new 737-800 to Scandinavian customer Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA.

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Fast-growing Norwegian Air Shuttle is planning to launch non-stop scheduled flights to New York from Oslo and Stockholm in the spring of 2013 with Boeing 787s and will offer introductory round-trip fares from Scandinavia of NOK2,000 ($355) on the routes, inclusive of taxes.

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The order, which Boeing values at $1.2 billion at list prices, brings the total number of 737-800s Norwegian Air Shuttle has ordered direct from Boeing to 78. Norwegian also has finalized its contract to purchase three Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

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