Life's not perfect, but a bit of confidence is a big plus
Brendan O’ConnorNorwegian Air announced flights from Ireland to New York and Boston last week. The first tranche of 5,000 flights sold out in six hours. Norwegian Air thinks it's their fastest launch sale ever. Admittedly this first tranche were at a knock-down price, but still, we can only assume that a lot of them were sold to people who decided on impulse to take off to the US, or people who were thinking of a trip and took this opportunity to commit. There's no doubt that things like this give us the heebie-jeebies a bit. We still look back and laugh nervously at that era when Irish people would fly off to New York for the weekend with empty bags and come back with the same bags full to bursting with stuff from Woodbury Common Outlet village or Macy's, justifying it by saying that the savings on the jeans paid for the tickets.