Airshells signs agreement with Norwegian
Press release December 3rd, 2012
Airshells signs agreement with Norwegian for protection of luggage
„« Airshells and Norwegian have signed an agreement to offer Airshells' protective bags for passengers traveling with Norwegian. Customers have the option to conveniently rent protective bags directly when booking their trip. The bags provide effective and affordable protection of prams, strollers, wheelchairs and bicycles during flight „« The cooperation will start in the 28 airports where Airshells are currently present. Subsequently, additional airports will be opened to offer this service to as many Norwegian customers as possible „« Airshells is the world's largest and leading provider of rental bags for effective and affordable protection during flight. There have been more than 50,000 rentals since the company was founded in 2005, and with the new agreement with Norwegian, Airshells' strong growth will continue into 2013
Airshells and Norwegian have signed an agreement which will allow millions of Norwegian's annual customers direct access to rent Airshells' protective bags as an integrated part of the Norwegian booking system. This will allow customers the opportunity to rent a protective case for a low price, and thereby minimize the risk of starting or ending a trip with a damaged pram, stroller, wheelchair or bicycle.
Kim Christensen, CEO of Airshells says: "It is with great pleasure and pride that Airshells can announce this agreement with Norwegian. The fact that a large and successful airline has decided to partner with Airshells demonstrates the significant value Airshells offers both travelers and travel operators. We will do everything in our power to ensure that travelers with Norwegian have a positive travel experience".
Lars Sande, Head of Sales at Norwegian says: "At Norwegian we always do our utmost to provide our customers with the best travel experience, and with this collaboration our customers now have an easy and affordable solution to guard against damage to their belongings during transport. We look forward to working with Airshells".
Contact details: Kim Christensen, CEO Airshells, (+45) 2612 1901, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Airshells Airshells is the world's leading provider of rental bags for effective and affordable protection during flight. Pickup and delivery is done directly at the airport – with the ease and convenience customers appreciate. Airshells was started in 2005 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company has realized a high growth rate in recent years and more than 50,000 customers have used Airshells' unique protection bags since the company was founded. Airshells is present in 28 airports in Scandinavia and England, with the goal of expanding their presence in the coming years. See more on www.airshells.com.
About Norwegian Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, commercially branded “Norwegian,” is a public low-cost airline noted on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company is the second largest airline in Scandinavia, and has a route portfolio that stretches across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East. In May 2013 it will even commence long-haul flights from Scandinavia to the US and Asia. With competitive prices and customer friendly solutions and service, the company has experienced significant growth over the previous years. With close to 16 million passengers in 2011, Norwegian is the 3rd largest low-cost airline in Europe. Norwegian currently operates 68 aircraft on 330 routes to 120 destinations and employs approximately 2,500 people. Norwegian's fleet has an average age of 4.9 years; the company currently has 280 aircraft on order. See more on www.norwegian.com.