Norwegian Air seeks bankruptcy protection as Covid pandemic takes toll

By Gwladys Fouche and Victoria Klesty OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian Air has asked an Irish court to oversee a restructuring of its massive debt as it seeks to stave off collapse amid the coronavirus pandemic, the budget airline said on Wednesday.

Norway's government last week rejected the airline's plea for another injection of state funds, and the company said the following day it was at risk of having to halt operations in early 2021 unless it got access to more cash. "The main purpose here is to come out of this.....

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