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Norwegian Air cancels 97 Boeing MAX and Dreamliners, claims compensation

30 Jun 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air has cancelled orders for 97 Boeing aircraft and will claim compensation from the U.S. plane maker for the grounding of the 737 MAX and for 787 engine troubles that hit its bottom line, the Oslo-based carrier said on Monday.

Norway plans big expansion of Arctic oil exploration

24 Jun 2020

OSLO Norway is planning a major expansion of oil exploration in the Arctic, despite commitments to tackling global warming and opposition from environmental groups.

Norway must keep strict border controls to avoid new infections - PM

19 Jun 2020

OSLO Norway, which has some of the strictest travel restrictions in Europe, must maintain tight control of its borders to avoid importing COVID-19 cases from abroad, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Norway's interest rates on hold, outlook stronger

18 Jun 2020

* Cut three times since COVID-19 lockdown begun in March (Adds analysts, detail, bullet points)

Norwegian Air brings back more crew, planes as demand rises after lockdown

17 Jun 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air will resume flights on 76 routes halted during the coronavirus outbreak and bring back into service 12 of its mothballed aircraft on top of the eight already flying, as European countries reopen and demand for flights rises.

Norway snubs COVID-19 hotspot Sweden in lifting travel curbs

12 Jun 2020

OSLO Norway will allow travel to and from Finland, Iceland and the Swedish island of Gotland from Monday, but maintain travel restrictions on mainland Sweden due to its higher level of COVID-19 cases, amid concerns of a second wave of infections.

UPDATE 2-Norwegian oil firms finally agree offshore development plan

11 Jun 2020

OSLO, June 11 Equinor and Aker BP have struck a deal to bring one of Norway's largest remaining offshore oil and gas fields online after years of wrangling over the development strategy and costs.

Norway parliament grants more tax relief to oil sector

08 Jun 2020

OSLO Norway's parliament has agreed additional tax breaks for the oil industry on top of those proposed by the minority government to spur investment and protect jobs, the ruling Conservative Party said on Monday.

Sweden excluded as neighbours Denmark and Norway ease travel restrictions

29 May 2020

OSLO/COPENHAGEN Norway and Denmark will allow tourists to travel between the two countries from mid-June, their governments announced on Friday, although border crossings with Sweden, where the number of COVID-19 infections is higher, will remain restricted.

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