Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Norwegian Air Builds Up London Long-Haul Office to Lure Talent

  • Move is intended to access U.K.’s international expertise
  • Company is working to stem losses after IAG ended bid interest
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA Operations As Airline Attracted 29.3 Million Passengers Last Year
Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg
Updated on

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is consolidating the team that runs its long-haul flights in London as the debt-laden carrier seeks to add executive talent at a unit crucial to its survival in the ultra-competitive discount market.

The company is building a 16-strong contingent in the city, leaving just a few dedicated staff at its main base in Fornebu, near Oslo, Matthew Wood, its senior vice president for commercial long-haul and new markets, said in an interview.