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Norwegian eyes low-cost airline pact with Ryanair and Easyjet

Norwegian Air Shuttle wants to hammer out partnerships with ultra low-cost carriers Ryanair and Easyjet that could lay the groundwork for an alliance to challenge more established global carriers.

The agreements, said Norwegian CEO Bjørn Kjos in an interview with CNN Money in Seattle, would allow the low-cost carriers to compete in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia for customers on a tight budget.

Kjos said it is his hope to have the initial partnership formalized first w

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