WASHINGTON—The U.S. House Transportation Committee advanced a bill Sept. 19 that would ban foreign “flag of convenience” carriers from flying to the U.S. During the bill’s markup, Transportation Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) accused LCC Norwegian Air International (NAI), the Ireland-based subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS), of operating under a flag of convenience, and said the Obama administration “made a huge mistake” when it ...

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