US aviation unions accuse Norwegian Air of using its Irish subsidiary as a flag of convenience to hire pilots and crews cheaply from agencies.

US legislators want to ban so-called “flag of convenience” airlines in a move one says was prompted by Irish-registered Norwegian Air International’s (...)

 Skuli Mogensen, chief executive of WOW Air, with cabin crew members at the Paris Air Show in 2017.  Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Plenty of people in aviation wish Wow Air’s founder, Skúli Morgensen, well, but agree that it may not be long before the Icelandic airline succumbs to(...)

Ryanair and Aer Lingus-owner IAG will strengthen their respective grips on the European air travel market, an expert has said. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Irish player Ryanair and Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) will strengthen their grip on European air travel as smaller rivals fold,(...)

Ryanair crew waits as passengers disembark at Brussels South Charleroi Airport: If the UK crashed out of the EU without a deal, it would fall out of Open Skies. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

A “no-deal” Brexit will squeeze airlines’ cashflows, hitting Irish carriers such as Ryanair and Norwegian Air, ratings agency Moody’s warns. Flights (...)

 Norwegian Air has begun hiring pilots to work at a permanent base that it intends establishing at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Bloomberg

Flights from Ireland helped to double passenger numbers at a New York state airport in recent months, reports say. Irish-registered Norwegian Air beg(...)

 Bjorn Kjos, chief executive of Norwegian Air Shuttle, which will fly from Ireland to the  US in July. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Norwegian Air, the Scandinavian group due to launch cheap flights from Ireland to the US, is eyeing expansion in South America, its chief executive, B(...)

Bjorn Kjos, chief executive of Norwegian Air Shuttle, parent company of Norwegian Air International which  has been attempting to  launch a transatlantic flights service from Ireland since 2014.

The row over Irish-registered Norwegian Air International’s bid for a US foreign carrier’s permit intensified last week when the European Union moved (...)

The flights to Nantes will be weekly. Photograph: iStock

Cityjet will begin flights from Cork to Nantes and La Rochelle in France this weekend as part of its summer schedule. The regional airline, which rec(...)

Tony Tyler, director general of  Iata, speaks at the association’s agm in Dublin on Thursday  Photograph: Reuters

Passengers will have to pay for a scheme to tackle airlines’ greenhouse gas emissions due to be agreed later this year. The International Civil Aviat(...)

Bjorn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, the carrier looking to offer long-haul low fares option to Asia and America out of Ireland.

Cork Airport looks set to get its first transatlantic service following a breakthrough in a dispute over the US government’s delay in granting a permi(...)