Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjørn Kjos told a Washington DC audience Thursday that Irish labor laws played no role in the decision to base long-haul subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) in Ireland. “It has nothing to do with labor costs,” Kjos told the International Aviation Club. “I didn’t even look at the labor laws in Ireland when I was setting up [NAI].” Veering away from his prepared text, Kjos gave a spirited and free-wheeling defense of ...

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