Norwegian Boeing 737 on Finals to London Gatwick
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Norwegian returns to Manchester Airport

Norwegian low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY/NAX) returned to Manchester Airport as it restarted flights between the northern gateway and Oslo. The airline is the latest to use Manchester revamped Terminal two “super-terminal” and joins the likes of Air France, Jet2 and Cathay Pacific. Norwegian will operate the route between [read more]

Norwegian Boeing 737 on Finals to London Gatwick
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Norway Government will now offer support for Norwegian

The Government of Norway has said it will support and contribute to the capital of Norwegian Air Shuttle just two-months after it refused further support for the struggling carrier. Since then the airline has entered a restructuring process under an “examinership scheme” in Ireland and a “supplementary reconstruction” process in [read more]

Norwegian 787 Dreamliner at London Gatwick
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Norwegian: Massive job losses at Gatwick

Norwegian is to end its trans-Atlantic and Asian long-haul network as part of its restructuring process resulting in over 1,000 job losses at Gatwick Airport. The airline group which has been struggling to weather the pandemic is closing Gatwick based Norwegian Air UK which operated flights to the US, Singapore, [read more]

Norwegian 787 landing at Cardiff Airport (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
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Norwegian begins ‘reconstruction’ process in Norway

Troubled Scandinavian budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY/NAX) ( has begun a supplementary reconstruction process under Norwegian law in an effort to prevent the company collapsing. The move comes shortly after the airline’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (D8/IBK) recently claimed protection from creditors under the Irish examinership rules. Norwegian [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
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EASA sets out requirements as it clears 737 Max

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has clarified its requirements in clearing the Boeing 737 Max to return to European skies. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cleared the type weeks ago but EASA carried out its own independent review of the aircraft type which was grounded in 2019 following two [read more]