United blamed a “seasonal reduction in market demand” for its decision. It will begin flying from Shannon again from March 10th.

A fall in demand from passengers has prompted US airline United to suspend flights from Shannon Airport to New York/Newark during the winter. United (...)

Norwegian Air International has based craft and crew at various US airports, is flying increasing numbers of routes and is buying craft to cover them. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Trade union opposition to Norwegian Air International has not gone away. From the point at which the Scandinavian-owned, Irish-registered carrier soug(...)