The European Union (EU) has given formal notice to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) that it will begin arbitration over the question of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) access to the US market. However, this move does not promise a swift resolution to the problem. NAI, which wants to launch transatlantic low-cost services from Ireland, applied for a foreign air carrier permit from DOT in December 2013. The move sparked fierce opposition from several airlines on both sides ...

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