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Norwegian Will Open Two More US Bases for Pilots and Crew

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Following approval by the USDOT of the application for its Irish carrier, Norwegian Air International (NAI) to serve U.S. cities, Norwegian Group has announced that it will open two additional pilot and crew bases in the U.S. next year.

USDOT Secretary Foxx Returns to US After Inspiring Bike Tour Through Northern Europe

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is back home after visiting Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Oslo, to learn how these cities tackle future transportation challenges.

Foxx met with government leaders, city officials, architects, and planners to discuss creative and multi-modal transport solutions.

Norwegian Addresses Ongoing Objections to NAI’s U.S. Operations

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The Norwegian Group isn’t complacent, or taking anything for granted, after progress with USDOT towards granting Open Skies access to the U.S. for Norwegian Air International, Ireland.

The decision by the USDOT has not been popular with the lobbying groups which have fought against recognising NAI as anything more than “a flag of convenience,” and Norwegian is tackling this resistance by disputing claims on poor labor terms and negative impact to U.S. airlines and the U.S. market.

Put Those E-Cigarettes Out and Forget About Vaping Says DOT

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The Department of Transportation has now issued a formal ban on the usage and carriage of e-cigarettes on commercial and some chartered flights.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the final rule today which will apply “to all scheduled flights of U.S. and foreign carriers involving transportation in, to, and from the U.S.,” the USDOT writes.

Off to See Lincoln? Leave Your Drone At Home, Says FAA

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The FAA has launched a National Capital Region No Drone Zone campaign, to avoid dangers posed by drones to the nation’s capital, including any more incidents of random drones trying to visit the White House.

DOT Defends Felix and Fido

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The US Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a final rule which requires airlines to report incidents of the loss, injury or death of animals transported by air. Under the new rule, US carriers large enough to account for at least 1% of domestic scheduled passenger revenue, including… 

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