Tagged: airline

US approval for NAI

Norwegian Air’s Irish subsidiary is at long last approved to operate in the US The Local After three years of battles with both labor unions and its competitors, Norwegian Air Shuttle has received final...

Less passengers but positive Q3 for SAS

Although SAS reports a 4.7 per cent drop in the number of passengers carried by the airline in Q3, compared with the same period last year, operating revenue was SEK 259 million, up from SEK 187...

Norwegian Air Shuttle orders Six Next-Generation 737s

On Oct. 22 Boeing (NYSE: BA) and low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle confirmed an order for an additional six Next-Generation 737-800s. With this order, Norwegian has a total of 48 Next-Generation 737 airplanes on...

SAS Norway chiefs step down

The top management of SAS Norway has stepped down with immediate effect. This comes after the airline’s Norwegian division has been closed down and SAS has become a joint company headquartered in Stockholm, report...

Icelandair moves US headquarters to Boston area

Icelandair, the national carrier of Iceland, has moved its North American headquarters from Columbia, Maryland, to Quincy, Massachusetts, effective August 17, 2009. This transition helps embrace new opportunities for Icelandair in the Boston area...

Scandinavian airline SAS to cut 1,500 jobs

Scandinavian airline SAS, with CEO Mats Jansson, will launch an entirely new cost program and lay off 1,500 employees in a move to curb swelling losses. SAS Group, half-owned by Sweden, Norway and Denmark,...

SAS cuts more jobs in Norway

A reduction in air travel is forcing Scandinavian airline SAS to cut between 200 and 250 jobs in the technical department this year, according to the newspaper Stavanger Aftenblad. Most of those who will be...

New passenger record for Norwegian Air Shuttle

  The total number of passengers flown in June was close to 977,000, an increase of more than 130,000 passengers or 15 per cent compared to June 2008. This is the highest number of...