Friday June 5, 2020

Norwegian halts services from Ireland to North America

The routes have been affected by the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft and the continued uncertainty about when the planes will return to service

13th August, 2019
Norwegian hoping to avoid Dublin lay-offs. Pic: Getty

Budget airline Norwegian is to end its transatlantic services between Ireland and North America from September 15, saying the routes are no longer commercially viable.

The airline currently operates six routes from Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US and Canada.

“Since March, we have tirelessly sought to minimise the impact on our customers by hiring replacement aircraft to operate services between Ireland and North America. However, as the return to service date for the 737...

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