LCC Norwegian has received full approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for its UK subsidiary, Norwegian UK (NUK), to start transatlantic operations. The DOT granted approval on Sept. 22, firming up an earlier tentative agreement after a lengthy and controversial decision-making process. Norwegian set up London Gatwick-based NUK in 2015 to access European Union (EU) traffic rights and support its ambitious growth strategy. However, the US foreign air carrier permit ...

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