Foxx urged to block Norwegian on US routes

Some of the top lawmakers on the House Transportation Committee are pressing the Department of Transportation (DOT) to block Norwegian Air International from flying to the United States — a permit that the agency has tentatively approved, but has not made a final decision on yet, report The Hill.

The members on Wednesday urged Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to deny Norwegian Air’s permit to operate in the US because they say the airline skirts labour regulations and violates the international Open Skies agreement.

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