Norwegian Group’s Irish low-cost subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) is planning to launch transatlantic flights from Cork after finally receiving its long-awaited US approval. Separately, Oslo-based Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced a significant ramp-up in its transatlantic services from London Gatwick. NAI applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for a US foreign air carrier permit in December 2013, but this was fiercely opposed by some labor groups. Norway ...

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