Norse Atlantic Airways Celebrates Inaugural Flights From London Gatwick to Florida
This week, Norse Atlantic launched inaugural flights from London Gatwick to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale in Florida on May 25th and 26th respectively.
On Friday (May 26, 2023), Norse Atlantic announced the launch of new transatlantic service between London Gatwick (LGW) and both Orlando (MCO) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) in Florida, with flights departing on May 25th and 26th, respectively. Flights to Orlando will operate four times weekly in May and June, before increasing to daily service in July, with return fares from £438 (including taxes). Fort Lauderdale flights will operate three times weekly in May and June, increasing to four times weekly in July, with roundtrip fares from £450, including taxes. The new routes complement Norse’s existing daily service from London to New York.
In Friday’s announcement, Norse Atlantic Airways’ CEO, Bjørn Tore Larsen, said,
“We are delighted to introduce these two new routes from London Gatwick to the sought-after destination of Florida, and provide travellers with greater choice and affordable fares for a holiday of a lifetime this summer, and to those wishing to plan for some winter sun ahead. From endless beaches to some of the world’s most famous attractions Florida offers something for everybody. We look forward to a busy summer ahead as we bring value fares and a fantastic service to passengers looking to travel across the Atlantic.”
Also commenting on Norse’s new Florida routes, Visit Orlando’s CEO, Casandra Matej, said,
“Norse is launching new direct flight service to Orlando at the perfect time, ahead of summer travel. Low-cost air carriers like Norse are particularly appealing for families and visitors on a budget, who are looking to save money on travel while enjoying the sunshine in the theme park capital of the world.”
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, 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