Risk of Strike at Norwegian Air Shuttle AS

Leader of the Norwegian Cabin Association (NK), Marit Lindén says that they have been negotiating with Norwegian’s management since June without getting approval for some of their requirements.

– We demand acceptable working conditions, and working up to 60 hours a week and 22 hours per day is a great burden. We also require wage increases in line with the pilots and other professions have already achieved, says Lindén to NTB.

About Norwegian

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is a low-cost carrier, the second-largest airline in Scandinavia. It offers a high-frequency domestic flight schedule within Scandinavia and to business destinations such as London, and a low-frequency service to international destinations, transporting 15.7 million people in 2011, with a turnover in excess of NOK 10.5 billion. 

As of October 2012, Norwegian operates 66 aircraft, all Boeing 737s, and is known for its distinctive livery of white with a red nose, with individual portraits of noteworthy Scandinavians on the tail fin. The airline has bases at Oslo-Gardermoen, Copenhagen, Stockholm-Arlanda, Helsinki-Vantaa, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Sandefjord.

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