Norwegian ends transatlantic flights from Ireland; blames 737 MAX crisis

Daily Newsletter | August 14, 2019
Norwegian has announced that the airline is ending its service from several Irish airports to North American destinations. The low-cost carrier blamed the 737 MAX groundings, as costs of leasing aircraft were too expensive to maintain its business model on the routes.
Airbus continues to showcase a steady rise in its commercial aircraft deliveries. As has been the pattern, however, the airframer’s order tally also remains marred by cancellations. Republic Airways has recently walked back on its long-standing order for 40 A220 jetliners.
A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 777-300 lost a part of its left wing as it departed from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Shanghai Pudong International (PVG). The failure forced the 777 to divert back to JFK.
For the past few years, the ACMI business has been thriving within aviation. As tendencies change how airlines utilize leases, ACMI is set to grow further and be even more profitable than ever.
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