Norse Atlantic Airways celebrated the launch of inaugural direct service between Oslo and Bangkok on Thursday, November 2, 2023. The pre-departure ceremony was attended by Thailand’s Ambassador to Norway, H.E. Ms. Vimolbajra Ruksakiati and other dignitaries.
On Friday (November 3, 2023), Norse Atlantic Airways announced the launch of their inaugural direct flight between Oslo and Bangkok, which took place on Thursday, November 2nd. Prior to departure, a ceremony was held in Oslo, which was attended by Thailand’s Ambassador to Norway, H.E. Ms. Vimolbajra, Deputy Airport Director, Ms. Dorothy-Anne Billett and other VIP guests. The route will now operate up to three times weekly with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Speaking at Thursday’s ceremony, Norse Atlantic Airways’ Founder and CEO, Bjørn Tore Larsen, said,
“Today marks a momentous occasion for Norse Atlantic Airways, and for both Norway and Thailand. We are proud to be the only airline offering this direct connection, making travel more convenient and accessible for people of both nations. Our aim is to further strengthen ties and promote cultural exchange between these two incredible destinations.”
by Thailand’s Ambassador to Norway, H.E. Ms. Vimolbajra, added,
“Today is certainly a milestone of achievement. I'd like to express my deep appreciation to Norse Atlantic Airways for their positive contribution in further strengthening our bilateral relations. This historic inaugural flight marks a key step in bringing our two nations closer together through the promotion of tourism.”
Norse Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners are configured with Economy and Premium cabins, and customers can choose between Light, Classic and Flextra fares. Light fares represent the best value, while Flextra 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, Miami, Washington, San Francisco, Boston, Oslo, Paris, Rome, London, Berlin and Barbados, as well as Kingston and Montego Bay in Jamaica
Source: Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision