Norwegian has confirmed its British subsidiary, Norwegian UK, has been given tentative approval by the United States department of transportation for a foreign air carrier permit. The approval reaffirms that the NUK application is in full compliance with the EU–US Open Skies Agreement.
The United States ban on carrying laptops in aircraft cabins has been lifted “immediately” from Emirates Airlines.
Passengers on Etihad Airways flights out of Abu Dhabi to the United States will be able to use larger gadgets, such as laptops, during their journey. Regulations requiring passengers to put laptops and other gadgets in baggage in the hold were introduced in March.
People from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen will face tougher US entry criteria as a controversial travel ban comes into force. All refugees will also face tougher restrictions on entering the country as a key plank of president Trump’s agenda comes into force.
A US appeals court in San Francisco has upheld a decision blocking a proposed ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries entering the United States. The proposed ban was initiated by president Donald Trump in the early days of his administration, but has been dogged by legal problems.
Outrigger Enterprises has announced Kelly Hoen has been appointed the area general manager for the brand’s two iconic properties in Waikiki – Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.