Three major European carriers have made representations to the European Commission (EC), opposing plans by Norwegian Air International (NAI) to start transatlantic operations. Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Lufthansa have effectively joined US opponents of Ireland-registered NAI, which wants to start low-cost services to the US. They claim that, by using Thai personnel based in Ireland, the Scandinavian airline is attempting to circumvent expensive Norwegian employment legislation. ...

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