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Norse Atlantic Airways Announces Full Summer 2023 Schedule, Adds Service to Four U.S. Destinations

Norse Atlantic Airways has today announced their full summer 2023 schedule, which includes new service from London Gatwick to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston.

Norse Atlantic Airways Launches Full Summer 2023 Schedule With New Service Between London Gatwick and Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston - Courtesy Norse Atlamtic Airways/Cision

On Tuesday (February 28, 2023), Norse Atlantic Airways announced their full summer 2023 schedule, which includes service from London Gatwick (LGW) to seven U.S. destinations, including new service to Washington D.C. (IAD), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Boston (BOS). Flights between London and Washington D.C. will operate up to six times weekly from June 1st with return lead in Economy fares from £430. Daily service to Los Angeles will start on June 30th with return Economy fares from £430, while San Francisco flights will operate three times weekly from July 1st with return Economy fares from £410. The route between London and Boston (BOS) will launch on September 2, 2023, and will operate five times weekly with return Economy lead in fares from £370 (all fares include taxes).

In Tuesday’s announcement, Norse Atlantic Airways’ CEO, Bjørn Tore Larsen, said,

“This marks an important day for the UK aviation industry and for consumers as we celebrate serving more destinations to the US from London Gatwick this summer than any other airline. The addition of direct flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Boston to our already popular New York, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale/Miami services will provide greater choice and value for consumers. The Norse team are disruptors. We look forward to making our unbeatable product available to even more customers this summer, as we build the industry’s first successful low cost long haul airline.

“We have made a significant investment in our UK airline, based at Gatwick Airport, and now employ over 370 colleagues at our London base. I am very pleased that we are fulfilling our pledge to create competition in the transatlantic market that will benefit consumers, stimulate business travel and lead to job creation on both sides of the Atlantic.”

Also commenting on Norse’s network expansion, Gatwick Airport’s Chief Executive Officer, Stewart Wingate, said,

“We are delighted to welcome four new Norse Atlantic routes this summer, giving passengers a fantastic choice of seven US destinations at excellent value, whether for holidays, business or visiting family and friends. The new services mean Gatwick and Norse will provide an increasingly competitive offering, which is great news for passengers across London and the South East, as well as businesses in the region.”

Currently, Norse Atlantic operates direct daily service between London and New York. Service to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale will start in May with return fares from £409 including taxes.

Norse Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners are configured with Economy and Premium cabins, and customers can choose between Light, Classic and Plus fares. Light fares represent the best value, while Plus fares include the maximum baggage allowance, two meal services and an enhanced airport and onboard experience and added ticket flexibility. Each seat is equipped with a state-of-the art inflight entertainment (IFE) experience, and Premium cabin seats feature a generous 43-inch seat pitch and a comfortable 12-inch recline.

Founded in March 2021 by major shareholder and CEO Bjørn Tore Larsen, Norse Atlantic Airways offers affordable transatlantic and European flights. The airline’s first flight between Oslo and the U.S. departed on June 14, 2022. The company’s head office is located in Arendal, Norway, and Norse has a second office in London. Norse has a fleet of 15 modern, fuel-efficient Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The carrier offers service to New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Paris, London and Berlin. For summer 2023, Norse will also launch new service between London Gatwick and Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston.

Source: Norse Atlantic Airways / Cision


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