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Norwegian Air says has recruited more than 140 pilots from Ryanair
September 18, 2017 / 11:06 AM / 2 months ago

Norwegian Air says has recruited more than 140 pilots from Ryanair

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle has recruited more than 140 pilots from Irish rival Ryanair in 2017, a spokesman for the Nordic budget carrier said on Monday.

A view of parked aircrafts belonging to budget carrier Norwegian at Stockholm Arlanda Airport March 5, 2015. REUTERS/Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency

Norwegian Air declined to give an exact number.

Ryanair on Friday announced plans to cancel between 40 and 50 flights per day until the end of October, disrupting hundreds of thousands of journeys.

Reporting by Ole Petter Skonnord; writing by Terje Solsvik; editing by Jason Neely

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