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Norwegian Appoints Magnus Thome Maursund as Executive VP for Networking, Pricing and Planning

Norwegian has appointed Magnus Thome Maursund as the airline’s new Executive Vice President for Networking, Pricing and Planning effective October 1st, 2021. Mr. Maursund has held various management positions with Norwegian for more than a decade.


Norwegian's Newest Executive Vice President, Magnus Thome Maursund - Courtesy Norwegian

On Wednesday (September 22, 2021), Norwegian Air announced the appointment of Magnus Thome Maursund (40) as the carrier’s new Executive Vice President of Networking, Pricing and Planning effective October 1st, 2021. Mr. Maursund joined Norwegian in 2007 as an income analyst and later held various leadership roles in revenue management, route planning, charters and partnerships. Most recently, he served as the airline’s director of short-haul networks. Born in 1981, Mr. Maursund is Norwegian and holds a master’s degree in economics, with a specialization in strategy from BI Norwegian Business School. He will work at Norwegian’s head office in Fornebu, Norway.


In Wednesday’s announcement, Norwegian’s CEO, Geir Karlsen, said,


“I am happy to welcome Magnus Thome Maursund to the management team in Norwegian. His analytical skills, extensive aviation experience and personal qualities will be appreciated throughout the organization.”


Also commenting on his new role, Norwegian’s new Executive Vice President, Magnus Thome Maursund, added,


“I am happy for this opportunity, and I look forward to working with colleagues in my new role. The challenges ahead are incredibly exciting, at a time when the entire aviation industry will continue to be in constant change and development when we put the pandemic behind us.”


Norwegian Air Shuttle was founded in 1993 and offers smart and pleasant travel experiences at low prices. The airline has been voted ‘Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline’ by Skytrax for the last six years. Norwegian’s loyalty program, Norwegian Rewards, has also been voted ‘The Airline Industry’s Best Loyalty Program in Europe/Africa’ at the Freddie Awards four years in a row. In 2019, Norwegian became the first airline to sign the UN Climate Action Programme, committing to becoming climate neutral by 2050. The carrier currently offers affordable flights on a short-haul network of destinations in the Nordic countries and to key European destinations.



Source: Norwegian Air Shuttle/Mynewsdesk

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