Ireland’s director general of civil aviation is the latest high-ranking official to throw his support behind Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) struggle to secure a foreign air carrier permit from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). In a strongly worded letter to the DOT, John Fearon refutes claims that NAI will not have the requisite safety oversight due to its domiciling in Ireland. The carrier, a subsidiary of Oslo-based Norwegian Air Shuttle, plans to operate from ...

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