Norwegian airliner, Norwegian sees its future being thwarted by
Boeing as the dream liner ushers in more problems than
Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Boeing is making Norwegian low cost carrier loose market
competitiveness as its newly delivered Dreamliner is finding it hard to
take off from the ground.
Actually, a flight on Tuesday evening should have been on its way
to New York, but at Gardermoen airport in Oslo, 260 Norwegian
passengers remained seated for several hours in the plane caused by
Technical problems have become a common buzz word associated with the
Americans aircraft manufacture, Boeing, since in started launching its
dream liner expected to be the next generation market leader.
An evidence of that has been its effect on the Norwegian company, which has not been happy at all.
Again just like last week, this evening the airliner's new Boeing 787
aircraft was being grounded because of technical problems. That plane
should have been on its was to New York in the early evening from Oslo,
but it has so far been delayed five hours, writes the Norwegian
newspaper VG on its website .
"There is a part that needs replacing. Boeing engineers are working
full force for this to be fixed as soon as possible," says Norwegian's
Chief Information Officer Lasse Sandaker-Nielsen VG.
The new problems are just the latest in a long series of what would have been the dream plane.
Last weekend Norwegian had to cancel two flights to New York and
Bangkok and instead hire two new aircraft from the company HiFly to
dispatch the already much delayed passengers.
Therefore, Norwegian is becoming impatience with Dreamliners
manufacturer, Boeing and their relationship is now running very low.
"First and foremost, it is unfortunate for those travellers are
affected by such long delays. However, it is clear that when many such
long delays occur as there has been in recent days, it is not good
enough," says Information Lasse Sandaker-Nielsen.
Even before the Dreamliner came in the route, there were big problems,
and back in the spring, all the new Boeing 787 were grounded because of
"You can expect a few technical problems when launching a completely
new type of aircraft. But when we do not get what we pay for, we expect
that Boeing takes its share of responsibility," says Sandaker-Nielsen
By Scancomark.com Team
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