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Norwegian Air

America says “Ja!” to Norwegian Air

After three years of struggle and frustration, it appears Norwegian Air's long battle to obtain a US ‘Foreign Air Carrier Permit' for its Irish long-haul subsidiary has succeeded. “We are very pleased that the American authorities...
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Happy Birthday SAS: 70 Years Young

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) celebrates its 70th birthday this year. A few years ago, few people thought the airline would make it to this milestone. In the face of stiff price competition from Norwegian, the historic...
SAS plane

Bye Bye to the OSL baggage circus?

Høyre (Norway's Conservative party) may not have pleased everyone in Government so far, but Linda Hofstad Helleland, head of the Transport Committee, has just pleased me. She's announced a trial of an improved baggage system for international...
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Flying to Tallinn with Estonian Air

Those who follow Life in Norway on Facebook or Twitter or saw my exploring the Baltics post last month will know I recently visited Tallinn. I chose to fly with Estonian Air for not only my first visit to...
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Flying SAS Long-Haul to the USA

Despite travelling as much as I do, it's been over six years since I last flew long-haul. On that occasion I flew American Airlines from London to Los Angeles, a whopping eleven hours, and back again....
Norwegian Air

Norwegian To Launch New American Routes in 2014

Norwegian Air will fly directly from Oslo to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orlando from next year, the airline announced today. An announcement of new long-haul destinations had been expected given the airline's investment in Boeing's...
SAS Norway

Frequent Flyer Points Back in Norway

Finally, Norwegians can earn frequent flyer points on domestic flights. The month of May brought great news for those of us who travel a lot within Norway – the ban on earning frequent flyer points on...

Blogging from 35,000ft

Hey everyone! It's all been a bit quiet on here lately and my apologies for that. Life has taken over. Specifically, a death in the family requiring a hastily-arranged trip back to the UK, and some...
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Oslo to London with British Airways Club Europe

As I'm sure you've figured out from this blog, I travel a lot. I try to get back to the UK every few months and travel around Norway extensively. I should explain that I love flying...