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Norwegian Air vs. The U.S. Airline Industry

Over the past several years, Norwegian Air has begun rapidly expanding its long-haul operations, much to the disdain of the large airlines in the United States. The airline was offering rock-bottom fares to not just Oslo, but to other enormous markets in Europe such as London and Paris, with only having a short layover. For airlines such as American, Delta, and United, the new entrant was threatening the transatlantic market, well known to be a very profitable segment for many…