(New Windsor, NY) -- Some flights have been canceled out of Stewart Airport near Newburgh because of the grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes.
Norwegian Air normally uses them for flights from the Hudson Valley to Scotland and Ireland. Norwegian Air has other planes that it will use for the flights.Boeing Max aircraft has been grounded in the U.S. and Europe following two deadly crashes since October. Norwegian Air has canceled some of its flights out of Stewart.
Tomas Hesthammer, Norwegian’s acting Chief Operating Officer said, “In response to the temporary suspension of Being 737 MAX operations by multiple aviation authorities we have taken the decision to not operate flights using this aircraft type, until advised otherwise by the relevant aviation authorities. We would like to apologize to customers for any inconvenienced caused, however, safety will always remain our top priority.”
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