Tag: transatlantic routes

Norwegian Cuts Some Transatlantic Routes Due to 737 MAX Grounding

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian, a low-cost airline and the largest carrier in Norway, is cutting six transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US and Canada effective 15 September, 2019. The airline has 18 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft which should have been used on transatlantic flights. With new single-aisle planes of longer range the airline was strongly […]

Primera Air Announces Order For Up To 20 737 MAX 9s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Primera Air announced an order for eight 737 MAX 9 airplanes, valued at more than $950 million at list prices. The agreement also includes purchase rights for four additional 737 MAX 9s and a lease agreement for eight more airplanes from Air Lease Corporation. The 737 MAX 9 will form the backbone of […]

US Still Fails to Issue Norwegian Permit for Transatlantic Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite every effort, Dublin-based Norwegian Air International (NAI) has still failed to persuade the US authorities to issue a permit to enable it to fly transatlantic routes to America. This failure by the US authorities could have the potential to damage the proposed EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The continued delays come despite […]