Norwegian Air International: Irish-based airline has US Customs and Border Control approval to fly to Stewart Airport in New York State and Providence in Rhode Island. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The US government has delayed its response to a trade union challenge to its decision to grant Irish-based Norwegian Air International an airline perm(...)

Norwegian Air wants to launch cheap flights between Europe and North America. Photograph: iStock

Peter DeFazio, the US congressman opposed to Irish-based Norwegian Air International launching cheap transatlantic flights, accepted $140,000 (€126,3(...)

European Union transport commissioner Violeta Bulc: “We should carefully consider the implications that this long and protracted dispute could have, for example, in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations.” Photograph: Igor Kupljenik/EPA

European Union transport commissioner Violeta Bulc has warned Washington the row over Irish-based Norwegian Air International’s bid to a get a US lice(...)

Irish-based Norwegian Air International originally intended launching the Boston service from the Irish airports in April.

Plans for cheap flights from Cork and Shannon to Boston could be grounded until next year as a dispute over the proposals between the the European Uni(...)

European Commission’s transport chief Henrik Hololei: “If the US today thinks it can cherry pick, then who knows if one day the EU wants to do the same thing?”

The European Commission’s transport chief, Henrik Hololei, has criticised the United States for its delay in granting Irish-based Norwegian Air Intern(...)

David McWilliams, economist, Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh, AerCap chief executive Aengus Kelly, Kevin Toland, DAA chief executive, Eamonn Brennan, chief executive of the Irish Aviation Authority and Conor McCarthy, chief executive, Dublin Aerospace, at a discussion in the RDS ahead of the IATA AGM 2016 World Air Transport Summit . Photograph: Maxwells

Washington could license Irish-based Norwegian Air International to fly to the US within weeks, paving the way for services connecting Cork and Shanno(...)