Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced, that it has to furlough an additional 1,600 employees due to the extended effects of Coronavirus.
The latest aviation news regarding Coronavirus are shocking the industry. Norwegian is to dismiss around 50% of all employees, while U.S.-President Trump has implemented a 30-Day Travel Ban for Europe.
The Irish division of Norwegian Air Shuttle, that operates long-haul flights between Europe, Asia and the United States has reported a €391 million loss in 2017.
The International Airlines Group seeks to make a joint bid with Norwegian for Irish low-cost giant Ryanair. The group hopes to further expand in the low-cost sector.
Low-cost airline Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) got its Air Operator´s Certificate (AOC) granted by the Argentine Government. The airline plans to serve around 152 routes in Argentina and South America.