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Norway Temporarily Suspends Competition Regulation for Airlines

March 18, 2020, 12:36 PM

Grants the transport industry temporary exemptions from the Competition Act’s prohibition on cooperation as a result of the corona epidemic, Trade, Industry and Fisheries Ministry says in a statement on its website.

  • Means that SAS and Norwegian can now collaborate on their route offerings
  • The exception makes it possible to maintain the transport network in Norway in order to ensure that citizens have access to necessary goods and services
  • Exemption to last for three months with immediate effect

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