Norse Atlantic Airways today celebrated the launch of inaugural flight 01 from Oslo to New York-JFK. The flight, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Longship ‘Redwood’, departed Oslo at 19:50 and is scheduled to touch down in New York at 22:00 local time.
On Tuesday (June 14, 2022), Norse Atlantic Airways announced the launch of inaugural service between Oslo and New York-JFK with flight 01 departing Oslo at 19:50 and scheduled to arrive in New York at 22:00 local time after the eight hour flight. The route will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with frequencies ramping up to daily service from July 4, 2022, and one-way fares from NOK 995 (US $99). Norse will also launch three weekly flights between Oslo and Fort Lauderdale from June 18th, three weekly flights to Orlando from July 5th, and three weekly flights to Los Angeles starting August 9th. One-way fares from Oslo to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando will start from NOK 1497 (US $149), while one-way Los Angeles flights will start from NOK 1797 (US $179). In concert with today’s inaugural flight, the new non-Schengen terminal at Oslo Airport also opened, offering travelers a modern and efficient airport experience.
In today’s announcment, Norse Atlantic Airways’ CEO, Bjørn Tore Larsen, said,
“Norse Atlantic Airways has now entered a new chapter, we are delivering on our promise to offer affordable value and a quality travelling experience to all. Our first Norse Atlantic Airways flight to New York from Oslo is the culmination of months of preparation and hard work by dedicated colleagues across all departments. This marks a proud moment for us all at Norse as we now look ahead to ramping up our network for the benefit of customers, businesses and local economies.
“The combination of affordable transatlantic flights offered by Norse Atlantic Airways and the new non-Schengen terminal at Oslo airport means that passengers now have the choice of an efficient, quick and modern link between Norway and the United States.”
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 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 Dreamliners. The carrier will operate long-haul routes between Europe and the U.S., as well as flights within Europe with service to New York, Florida, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Berlin and Oslo. The first flights between Oslo and the U.S. will depart on June 14, 2022.
Source: Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision