Irish long-haul, low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air International (NAI) is to fly from Cork and Shannon and open two US bases after securing its US foreign air carrier permit. “It [the US Department of Transportation (DOT) clearance granted Dec. 2] surprised me. I've been waiting for three years, so it shouldn't have come as a surprise,” Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos told ATW on the sidelines of the Future of Air Transport conference in London. Kjos described the DOT ...

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