The UK Department of Transport has stepped in on behalf of Norwegian Air UK (NUK) in the low-cost carrier’s bid to start UK-US air services. In a letter to US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) assistant secretary-aviation and international affairs Susan Kurland,  UK DG-civil aviation Patricia Hayes backs NUK’s application for exemption authority and a foreign air carrier permit and expresses surprise at the length of time the DOT has taken to approve NUK’s ...

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