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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...
American Election Norway

Watching the US Election from Norway

At approximately 5am (in Norway, the “mourning” after the election) I noticed a tweet trending explaining that Canada’s immigration website had crashed. I laughed, but I wasn’t shocked. Canada has always been America’s neutral neighbor. I’m...
American Embassy Oslo

Norway’s New American Embassy Takes Shape

Construction of the long-awaited new American Embassy in Oslo is well underway and is due to be completed by the end of the year. The new Embassy project has been discussed for years, as the current location close...
Norwegian to Las Vegas

Norwegian Announce Oslo to Las Vegas Flights

Norway's budget airline has announced a further expansion of their international operations. A weekly route from Oslo to Las Vegas will start from November. Following great demand, the airline will also add a second weekly flight...
Speaking Norwegian

Keith Brooks – Learning Norwegian in Kentucky

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a blog buddy of mine. Language learner and publisher of Pardon my Norwegian, Keith was on the Trondheim leg of a 10-day tour of Norway, which also took in...
Norwegian Church in Minneapolis

Discovering Minnesota’s Norwegian-American Community

The Norwegian-American roots in the Twin Cities are clear for any visitor to see. I previously talked about the surprising number of Americans with Norwegian heritage, more in fact, than the native population of Norway today....
Minneapolis

A Photo Tour of the Twin Cities

So I'm back from a fun week in Minnesota and it's time to catch up with my blogging! Earlier today I published a post about my SAS flight to Chicago, and I have a whole heap...
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...
Minnesota

Heads up America, I’m coming!

I'm thrilled to announce that this October I'll be visiting the heartland of the Norwegian-American community… Minnesota. Gerry is in town for a conference so I'm taking the opportunity to join him and visit somewhere I'd otherwise...