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Norse Atlantic Airways Appoints Charles Duncan as Carrier’s New President

Norse Atlantic Airways has appointed airline industry veteran Charles Duncan as company’s new President. Mr. Duncan previously held senior executive roles at WestJet, Swoop, United Airlines and Continental Airlines.


Norse Atlantic Airways' President, Charles Duncan - Courtesy Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision

On Thursday (February 9, 2023), Norse Atlantic Airways announced the appointment of Charles Duncan as the company’s new President. Mr. Duncan has over 25 years of airline industry experience and has previously held senior executive roles at WestJet, Swoop, United Airlines and Continental Airlines. In the newly created role, Duncan will focus on core areas of the business, including Commercia, Operations, Network and People.


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


“I am very pleased to welcome Charles Duncan to Norse Atlantic Airways. His extensive industry experience will further strengthen the senior leadership of the company as we continue to ramp up for our summer 2023 schedule and look ahead to winter 2023 and beyond. I look forward to working closely with Charles as we continue to focus on profitability by year end by continuing to build a robust network and organizational structure.”


Also commenting on his new role at the airline, Norse Atlantic Airways’ President, Charles Duncan, said,


“Norse Atlantic Airways is on track to become the first successful low-cost long haul-airline and I am very pleased to be joining at this important stage in the company’s growth. The journey to reach the full potential of Norse Atlantic’s business model is well under away and I look forward to being part of this dynamic and agile company.”


Founded in March 2021 by major shareholder and CEO Bjørn Tore Larsen, Norse Atlantic Airways offers affordable transatlantic and European flights. 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 serves or will serve destinations including New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Oslo, Paris, London, Berlin and Rome. The airline’s first flight between Oslo and New York departed on June 14, 2022.



Source: Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision

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