Norwegian Air Shuttle reported a second-quarter net loss of NOK134 million ($21.2 million), reversed from a net profit of NOK180.2 million in the year-ago period, and stated that the result "was strongly influenced by the authorities' closing of the European airspace this spring" owing to volcanic ash. CEO Bjorn Kjos said, "By irregularly opening and closing the airspace, the authorities contributed to an uncertainty among our passengers that has resulted in decreased ...

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