Norwegian Air on Thursday announced plans to cut inexpensive transatlantic flights between the United States and Europe. The plans would reduce Norwegian’s fleet from 140 planes to just 50, he said. Over 1,000 people will lose their jobs in the UK, along with a similar number in the US. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.
One of Europe’s largest airlines, Norwegian Air, plans to drop long-haul flights between the US and Europe and focus on building a smaller European network, as it struggles to stay afloat amid the coronavirus crisis.
The Oslo-based airline will focus on offering low-cost flights for domestic routes to Norway, the Nordic countries and to major European destinations, it said in a statement on Thursday.
Norwegian, known for its red-nosed planes and inexpensive fares, connected cities in the United States with cities in Europe, offering non-stop flights for as little as $ 100. This ultimately made transatlantic travel more important …
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