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Russian minister: Norway wants to buy Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Russian minister: Norway wants to buy Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Russia’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov announced on Saturday that Russia conducts negotiations with Norway to sell its ... Read More

Norwegian Air Shuttle denies buying Russian ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Norwegian Air Shuttle denies buying Russian ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Norway's low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has denied media reports about the carrier purchasing ill-fated Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 ... Read More

Terror in Oslo: Five injured as armed man in stolen ambulance rams bystanders

Terror in Oslo: Five injured as armed man in stolen ambulance rams bystanders

Oslo police shot and arrested an armed man who stole an ambulance and used it to ram innocent bystanders ... Read More

Booked on bankrupt XL Airways?

Booked on bankrupt XL Airways?

XL Airways is unable to pay bills and is suspending all operations. France believes state aid to budget carrier ... Read More

Rolls-Royce and Widerøe: Joint research programme on zero-emissions aviation

Rolls-Royce and Widerøe: Joint research programme on zero-emissions aviation

Rolls-Royce and Widerøe, a regional airline in Scandinavia, have launched a joint research programme on zero-emissions aviation. The programme ... Read More

Norway shooting: Armed man storms Oslo mosque, 1 person shot

Norway shooting: Armed man storms Oslo mosque, 1 person shot

A worshiper has been injured when an armed man stormed a mosque in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The perpetrator ... Read More

World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to receive crushing of the ice

World’s first hybrid powered cruise ship to receive crushing of the ice

Hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history as Hurtigruten announced the first ever ship-naming ceremony ... Read More

The Tsar Gold Arctic Train from St. Petersburg to Norway

The Tsar Gold Arctic Train from St. Petersburg to Norway

Russia has launched its first train service from St Petersburg through remote Arctic regions to Norway. The service made ... Read More

Norway Tourism focuses on face to face as it targets association and corporate buyers

Norway Tourism focuses on face to face as it targets association and corporate buyers

Visit Norway has taken a creative, two pronged approach to the development of new relationships in the UK this ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a ... Read More

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to formally launch nonstop service between Beijing and Oslo on May ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed ... Read More

Clarion Hotel The Hub: Choice Hotels announces opening of its largest hotel

Clarion Hotel The Hub: Choice Hotels announces opening of its largest hotel

Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced the opening of the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines to operate all-women flight on International Women’s Day

Ethiopian Airlines to operate all-women flight on International Women’s Day

Ethiopian Airlines announced to its customers that it has finalized all preparations to once again celebrate International Women’s Day ... Read More

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

First opened in 1870 to welcome aristocratic Britons in search of the world's best salmon fishing, Trondheim's Britannia Hotel ... Read More

Norwegian Airlines on rapid expansion adding USA destinations

Norwegian Airlines on rapid expansion adding USA destinations

Norwegian will add two more European nonstop routes out of Boston's Logan International Airport next summer, as well as ... Read More

​Hurtigruten to power cruise ships with dead fish

​Hurtigruten to power cruise ships with dead fish

Cutaways from fisheries and other organic waste will soon be used to power Hurtigruten’s fleet of green cruise ships. ... Read More

Trade War USA-China expands to tourism? Hainan Island rivals Hawaii charming Oslo

Trade War USA-China expands to tourism? Hainan Island rivals Hawaii charming Oslo

Hainan is again attacking Hawaii as a destination saying it rivals Hawaii. Years ago Hainan stole Hawaii Tourism Logo ... Read More

Tourism Oslo: The summer beach experience

Tourism Oslo: The summer beach experience

Going to the beach in Norway can be a tropical summer experience. Nearly everything is within walking distance in Oslo, ... Read More

Global Sustainable Tourism Council recognizes Innovation Norway’s Sustainable Destination Standard

Global Sustainable Tourism Council recognizes Innovation Norway’s Sustainable Destination Standard

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that Innovation Norway’s Sustainable Destination Standard has achieved the ... Read More

UN child rights committee to review Argentina, Angola, Algeria, Montenegro, Russia, Lesotho and Norway

UN child rights committee to review Argentina, Angola, Algeria, Montenegro, Russia, Lesotho and Norway

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will meet in Geneva from May 14 to June 1, ... Read More

IATA Transparency in Payments now in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets

IATA Transparency in Payments now in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Transparency in Payments (TIP) has been implemented in the Finland, Norway ... Read More

New Generation IATA Settlement Systems goes live in Norway

New Generation IATA Settlement Systems goes live in Norway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of ... Read More

Norway ridicules Australian travel warning about polar bear attacks

Norway ridicules Australian travel warning about polar bear attacks

"Thank you Australia for your concern. We can assure you that in mainland Norway all polar bears are stuffed ... Read More

Norwegian sailors unlikely Christmas elves for Dominica in wake of Hurricane Maria

Norwegian sailors unlikely Christmas elves for Dominica in wake of Hurricane Maria

A group of Norwegian sailors have run a donation campaign raising nearly US$5000 to support the Commonwealth of Dominica, ... Read More

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has awarded VFS Global an extension to its global contract for visa ... Read More

Norwegian Air low-cost Transatlantic escalation

Norwegian Air low-cost Transatlantic escalation

Norwegian Air low-cost Transatlantic escalation Read More

Avinor Oslo Airport Expands  Security Solution

Avinor Oslo Airport Expands Security Solution

Qognify, a leader in big data solutions for physical security and operations, today announced that it has recently expanded ... Read More

Norwegian named ‘Airline of the Year’

Norwegian named ‘Airline of the Year’

Norwegian was awarded 'Airline of the Year' at the 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence during the CAPA Global ... Read More

Reykjavik, Oslo and Trondheim are priciest car rental destinations in Europe

Reykjavik, Oslo and Trondheim are priciest car rental destinations in Europe

The Norwegian cities of Oslo and Trondheim are among the most expensive destinations in Europe to rent a car, ... Read More

Norwegian announces first American tailfin hero: Benjamin Franklin

Norwegian announces first American tailfin hero: Benjamin Franklin

Low-cost long-haul airline Norwegian, today announced Benjamin Franklin as its first American tailfin hero. The likeness of the inventor ... Read More

Novair receives its first A321neo

Novair receives its first A321neo

Swedish charter airline Novair, has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The ... Read More