Saturday, September 17, 2016

Obama urged to give Norwegian licence

Siobhan Cronin, "Obama urged to give Norwegian licence,"

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OUTGOING US President Barack Obama has been personally urged to grant Norwegian Air a permit to fly from Cork and Shannon to the US.
The US Travel Association, an umbrella body for heavy hitters in the American tourist industry, has written a letter to the president, seeking his support for the permits. ...
In its letter to President Obama at The White House, the US Travel Association requested the ‘immediate approval’ of the permit. ‘As leaders in the US travel industry that employs millions of Americans, we cannot over-emphasise the value of the connectivity created through our more-than 100 Open Skies agreements, both to the travel sector and to the broader economy,’ the letter says. ‘More access and better options to come to the United States brings more visitors that energise industry sectors across the economy through business and leisure travel, and foster public diplomacy.’ ...

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