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Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, trading as Norwegian, is a Norwegian low-cost airline and Norway's largest airline. It is the fourth largest low-cost carrier in Europe behind Wizz Air, easyJet and Ryanair, the largest airline in Scandinavia, and the ninth-largest airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers. It offers a high-frequency domestic flight schedule within Scandinavia and Finland, and to business destinations such as London, as well as to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands, transporting over 30 million people in 2016. The airline is known for its distinctive livery of white with a red nose, with portraits of high achievers on the tail fins of its aircraft.


EasyJet cuts jobs; Norwegian Air losses deepen [Video]

EasyJet cuts jobs; Norwegian Air losses deepen

EasyJet says it will cut up to 30% of posts in preparation for a shrunken air travel market, while Norwegian Air says losses have deepened just days after it completed a financial rescue. Julian..

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Norwegian Air dodges collapse as creditors OK rescue [Video]

Norwegian Air dodges collapse as creditors OK rescue

Norwegian Air has avoided collapse after shareholders approved a rescue plan. Meanwhile EU authorities have approved state aid for Air France. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Airbus warns on jobs, says survival at stake [Video]

Airbus warns on jobs, says survival at stake

Airbus has warned staff it is bleeding cash and may have to cut jobs. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Norwegian Air's lessors including China's BOC take main ownership

norwegian air's lessors including china's boc take main ownership
Lessors including China's BOC Aviation are now the biggest shareholders in Norwegian Air after the budget carrier completed a debt restructuring and secured a long-sought credit guarantee from Norway's..
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Despite masks, coronavirus fears, Norwegian CEO predicts cruising will 'bounce back very, very well'

Newly flush with capital, Norwegian Cruise Line is already seeing strong bookings for 2021, CEO Frank Del Rio says. - Published

Norwegian Air to cancel 85% of flights and lay off 90% of staff

Norwegian Air will cancel 85% of its flights and temporarily lay off 7,300 employees as a result of the growing coronavirus crisis that has strangled demand for air travel, the carrier said on Monday.
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Airlines seek cost cuts and aid to survive coronavirus

British Airways warned of job losses and Norwegian Air said it had "weeks not months" to avert collapse, as airlines look for cost cuts and government help in the face of a crippling travel slump..
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Norwegian Airlines attempts to optimize routes to stay profitable

Airline Norwegian Air has scrapped many routes in January in an attempt to boost profitability. According to new monthly figures, the number of available seats fell by almost a third compared to a year..
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Norwegian cancels all Asia summer cruises amid coronavirus outbreak

Norwegian has canceled or modified 40 Asia voyages across its three cruise brands through the end of the third quarter - Published

Sander Berge: Sheffield United sign Norwegian midfielder for club record fee

Sheffield United have signed Norwegian midfielder Sander Berge from Belgian side Genk for a club record fee.
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2 passengers, emotional support French bulldogs booted off Norwegian Air flight

Two passengers and their emotional support French bulldogs were escorted off a Norwegian Air flight when their dogs started showing signs of distress. - Published

Company pledges to clean up oil from facility damaged by Dorian

Norwegian-based Equinor says it was unclear how big the spill was at its oil terminal on Grand Bahama
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Norway dogs die in mystery illness

Norwegian authorities said up to 40 dogs had fallen ill with vomiting.
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Norway Urges Its Companies in Brazil to Safeguard Amazon

norway urges its companies in brazil to safeguard amazon
Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the..
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Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation

Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the..
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Norway nuclear monitor backtracks on theory of second Russia blast

Reports of a second blast from a deadly Russian rocket engine test may be wrong, and the signals could stem from unrelated mining activity, the Norwegian monitor that first presented the double..
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34-year-old British Sikh choked to death by martial arts expert in Thailand hotel

The incident occurred when the 34-year-old British Sikh Amitpal Singh Bajaj, who was holidaying with his wife and son in Phuket, confronted the Norwegian man staying in the adjacent room of the hotel..
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From the Archives, 2001: The Tampa sends distress signals to Australia

In August 2001, a political crisis was sparked when Norwegian cargo ship MV Tampa was refused entry to Australian waters after rescuing asylum seekers from a distressed fishing boat.
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Norwegian delegation in Venezuela to restart dialogue: sources, Guaido

A delegation from the Norwegian government has come to Venezuela to restart talks between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition that were halted last week after Maduro's allies..
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Residents scream in terror as plane debris falls from sky

residents scream in terror as plane debris falls from sky
Residents in Rome were horrified at a 'hailstorm' of metal fragments after debris fell off a Norwegian airlines Boeing 787 plane while taking off on Saturday. 'Hundreds of pieces' of the eight inch..
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Norwegian Air apologizing after 82-year-old woman in wheelchair left at gate, missed flight

Norwegian Air is apologizing after a woman in a wheelchair was brought to the wrong airport gate and missed her flight to London on July 14. - Published

Norway mosque attack suspect appears battered but smiling in court

Beat-up looking man accused of plotting "direct attack on Norwegian Muslims" in Oslo makes first court appearance
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A village near Rome was pelted with debris when chunks of metal broke off a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 after a 'technical failure'

a village near rome was pelted with debris when chunks of metal broke off a norwegian air boeing 787 after a 'technical failure'
Pieces from a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 detached from the plane fell onto an island outside Rome, damaging cars and homes.The plane was forced to turn back to the airport after what Norwegian said were..
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Lukaku left out of squad for Man Utd friendly in Norway

Striker Romelu Lukaku will not travel with Manchester United's squad for Tuesday's pre-season friendly against Norwegian side Kristiansund.
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Daily Cryptocurrency Bulletin For Thursday, July 25, 2019

daily cryptocurrency bulletin for thursday, july 25, 2019
General News Kraken has hired the ex-CEO of OTC trading platform B2C2, Kevin Beardsley, to head its new Bitcoin futures expansion as volumes hit $2.5 billion in June. Norwegian Air Shuttle owner Bjørn..
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Norway says not detecting high radiation after Russia submarine fire

Norwegian authorities said on Tuesday they have not detected abnormally high levels of radiation after a Russian submarine caught fire in the area of the Barents Sea.
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"Highly likely" Iran is behind apparent oil tanker attacks, U.S. defense official says

The U.S. Navy rushed to assist two tankers in the Middle East damaged in an apparent attack overnight. The incidents took place in the Gulf of Oman, near the Strait of Hormuz. Pictures from Iranian..
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