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The airline reported a first-quarter operating loss of $172 million on sales of approximately $1.2 billion.
Norwegian Air is operating the larger airplane on a temporary, daily basis between Stewart Airport in New Windsor and Dublin Airport in Ireland.
“Our affordable U.S. flights were launched with the prospect of a reduction in air passenger taxes that was unfortunately postponed by the Scottish government. This has forced us to fully withdraw our transatlantic services to and from Edinburgh, as it would not be a sustainable operation,” Anders Lindström said.
Currently, the fare-cutting, long-haul airline flies to Edinburgh four times a week and to Shannon three times a week.
“This is a stress-free environment for aviation to grow,” said Ed Harrison, Stewart International Airport's general manager. “And our strategic aviation assets that we have in the New York metropolitan area, Stewart will play an important part in the growth of the region.”