Lonely Planet Writer

International pilots urged to boycott Norwegian airline

 Norwegian Air Shuttle.
Norwegian Air Shuttle. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

Ifalpa, the international pilots’ organisation, has urged international pilots not to fly aircraft drafted in by Norwegian Air Shuttle. Over 35,000 passengers have been affected by the latest walkout by pilots working for the company, and the beleaguered airline is attempting to limit the number of cancelled flights within Scandinavia by hiring other airlines to cover the routes. Meanwhile, Iflapa stands by the striking pilots, who have walked out again in the ongoing row over pay and benefits. Read more: thelocal.no