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  • Joe Breitfeller

Norse Atlantic Airways Opens Ticket Sales From London Gatwick to New York JFK

Norse Atlantic Airways has today launched ticket sales between London Gatwick and New York JFK with return fares from only £255. Daily service will commence on August 12, 2022 and the route will be serviced with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

Norse Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner 'Longship Rago' - Photo Credit: Malcolm Nason

On Friday (May 27, 2022), Norse Atlantic Airways announced the opening of tickets sales for flights between London Gatwick and New York-JFK with return fares starting at only £255, including taxes and fees. The route will operate daily from August 12, 2022 and will be serviced with a Norse ‘Longship’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Flights will depart London at 13:00 and arrive in New York at 15:55, while the return flight departs New York at 17:55 and arrives in London at 06:20 the following morning (all times local). Temporarily from August and throughout the summer, Norse will also operate daily morning flights between London Gatwick and Oslo with one-way fares from £41, providing convenient one-stop connections for UK travelers to Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Los Angeles.

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

“We are very pleased to now be able to welcome customers looking to book great value flights between London Gatwick and New York JFK. Customers now have an affordable option allowing them to book a last-minute trip or a holiday of a lifetime with an airline that offers choice and flexibility. The introduction of affordable Norse Atlantic Airways point-to-point flights between Europe and the United States, will benefit both local tourism and businesses. Not only are we directly investing in the countries that we operate by employing local staff but also supporting job creation across the wider tourism and service industry.”

Norse Atlantic Crew Members Celebrate the Upcoming Launch of Transatlantic Service - Photo Credit: Pawel Gradek / Norse Atlantic Airways

Also commenting on Norse Atlantic’s upcoming service to New York-JFK, Gatwick Airport’s CEO, Stewart Wingate, said,

“We are delighted to welcome Norse Atlantic Airways to Gatwick. It’s always great to see a new tail on the airfield but the arrival of a new airline following the turbulent past two years for the industry, and one that will be offering fantastic long-haul routes across the Atlantic, is particularly exciting news. Passengers across London and the South East will now be able to benefit from another transatlantic service from Gatwick, with Norse offering excellent value for money for those flying out for a dream holiday, or important business trip, to New York, one of the world’s most famous and dynamic cities.”

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 also has a second office in London. Norse Atlantic 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 including service to New York, Florida, Paris, London and Oslo. The first flights between Oslo and the U.S. will commence on June 14, 2022.

Source: Norse Atlantic Airways/Cision

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