SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. House of Representatives used a legislative tactic to bar the Transportation Department (DOT) from approving Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to serve the U.S., a bipartisan shot across the bow that the industry says is unprecedented. The House earlier this week passed an amendment to a transportation bill that would bar DOT from using federal funds to approve an airline application should that application "contravene United States law ...

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