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Norse Atlantic Airways Opens Ticket Sales Between Athens and New York-JFK, Extends Bangkok Service

Norse Atlantic Airways has today opened ticket sales for new service between Athens and New York-JFK.  The route will operate five times weekly from May 30th through October 26, 2024.  The carrier has also extended Oslo-Bangkok service for the summer 2024 season.


Norse Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - Courtesy Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision

On Friday (December 22, 2023), Norse Atlantic Airways announced the opening of ticket sales for their new route between Athens (ATH) and New York (JFK) with introductory one-way fares from €239 including taxes and fees.  The route will operate up to five times weekly from May 30th through October 26, 2024. 


In Friday’s announcement, Norse Atlantic Airways’ Founder and CEO, Bjørn Tore Larsen, said,


“We are thrilled to announce the commencement of ticket sales for our Athens to New York JFK route.  This launch underscores our commitment to meeting the evolving travel needs of our passengers.  We believe this route will not only cater to the demand for travel to Greece but will also create opportunities for cultural exchange and business collaborations between these two vibrant destinations.”


Also commenting on the launch of Norse’s new route, Athens International Airport’s Director – Communications and Marketing, Ioanna Papadopoulos, added,


“We are very excited with Norse Atlantic Airways’ announcement for the launch of their Summer 2024 direct operations on the Athens – New York / JFK route.  This is a truly spectacular development for our airport, our city and our country, enhancing connectivity and offering a wide range of traveling options to the wider public.  The US has traditionally been the most dynamically developing market for Athens and especially in 2023, passenger numbers between ATH and all US destinations have been soaring, demonstrating double digit increases vs the pre-pandemic era, with New York topping the list.  We are absolutely certain that the route will be a tremendous success, as passengers will enjoy the excellent product offered by Norse Atlantic Airways.  We are committed to working closely together in order to substantially contribute to and enhance the successful performance of this new route.”


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. 


In a separate press release on Friday (December 22, 2023), Norse Atlantic Airways announced that they will extend their direct service between Oslo and Bangkok for the summer 2024 season.  The route will operate up to twice weekly from May 29th and September 7, 2024. 


Further commenting on the Bangkok route extension, Norse’s Founder and CEO, Bjørn Tore Larsen, added,


“We are delighted to extend our direct flights between Oslo and Bangkok into the summer season.  The positive response from our passengers affirms the demand for convenient and direct travel options between these two important destinations.”


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

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