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Norse Atlantic Airways Celebrates Inaugural Flight Between Rome and New York-JFK

Norse Atlantic Airways celebrated their inaugural flight between Rome and New York-JFK on Monday (June 19th). Rome becomes the carrier’s fifth European gateway to New York joining Oslo, London, Paris and Berlin.

Norse Atlantic Airways Celebrateds the Launch of Service Between Rome Fiumicino and New York-JFK on Monday, June 19, 2023 - Courtesy Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision

On Tuesday (June 20, 2023), Norse Atlantic Airways announced the launch of inaugural service between Rome Fiumicino (FCO) and New York (JFK) which departed on Monday, June 19, 2023. The route will operate daily with flights departing Rome at 18:55 and landing in New York at 22:30. The return flight departs New York at 00:30 and lands in Rome at 15:15. Rome becomes the carrier’s fifth European gateways to New York-JFK, joining Oslo, London, Paris and Berlin. Tickets on the Rome-New York route are now available for booking with one-way fares from €265 including taxes and fees.

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

“We are thrilled to launch our inaugural service between Rome and New York JFK, connecting two vibrant cities with deep historical and cultural ties. Our commitment to delivering affordable long-haul travel experiences without compromising on quality is at the core of Norse Atlantic Airways' vision. We look forward to welcoming passengers on board and providing them with exceptional service and value on this exciting new route.”

Also commenting on the new route, Aeroporti di Roma’s Chief Aviation Officer, Ivan Bassato, said,

“We warmly welcome Norse Atlantic Airways in adding Rome Fiumicino to its transatlantic network. The addition of this flight to New York JFK helps strengthen our direct air offer to the United States, which will see record levels during the 2023 summer season. We are confident that the carrier's new offering model, together with the evening schedule that allows to benefit from a full day in Rome before departure, will enrich the market with additional solutions that can intercept a wider market segment and stimulate new demand on direct connections between Rome and the Big Apple.”

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, Miami, Washington, San Francisco, Boston, Oslo, Paris, Rome, London, Berlin, Bangkok and Barbados, as well as Kingston and Montego Bay in Jamaica

Source: Norse Atlantic Airways / Cision


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