Norse Atlantic Airways – new low-cost, long-haul operator

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  • AMcWhirter
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    As some of you may already have spotted Mark posted our news today.

    One fact I forgot to mentiion above is that this lease is for 18 months. In other words it would cover both summer 2022 and summer 2023 which are the busy seasons for transatlantic travel.

    So far Norse Atlantic has not operated any flights.

    Norse Atlantic Airways to lease four idle B787s to Air Europa


    TominScotland
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    I flew into Oslo this afternoon and we passed 5 Norse 787s (I think) lined up well away from the terminal. There appeared to be another one just de-planning passengers at the terminal.


    AMcWhirter
    Participant

    Maybe it was a charter or a test flight TominScotland.

    I say that because there has been much news from this airline but it has yet to operate a single commercial flight.

    Today a note on its website home page today says “Get ready for affordable transatlantic flights.”

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    TominScotland
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    That Norse aircraft was still in the same position at the terminal when I left Oslo this afternoon so not sure what that means?


    cwoodward
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    I predicted last year on in the forum that they would last about a couple of years.
    Now I am wondering if in fact they will ever get off the ground – glad its not my money.


    AMcWhirter
    Participant

    Surprise surprise.

    This airline has now placed its transatlantic flights on sale.

    Initially these are four routes from Oslo:

    New York JFK from June 14 up to daily

    Fort Lauderdale from June 18 up to x3 a week

    Orlando from July 5 up to x3 a week

    Los Angeles from August 9 up to x3 a week

    As yet there is no mention as to when Norse Atlantic’s flights from LGW will start.

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    DerekVH
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    Surprise surprise.

    This airline has now placed its transatlantic flights on sale.

    Initially these are four routes from Oslo:

    New York JFK from June 14 up to daily

    Fort Lauderdale from June 18 up to x3 a week

    Orlando from July 5 up to x3 a week

    Los Angeles from August 9 up to x3 a week

    As yet there is no mention as to when Norse Atlantic’s flights from LGW will start.

    I have ex Norwegian flight crew who are being interviewed next week to be based at Gatwick, if they are successful I will ask if they get a start date!


    AMcWhirter
    Participant

    Norse Atlantic is now preparing for a London launch.


    AMcWhirter
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    transtraxman
    Participant

    Despite the cynics doubting the intentions of the airline to ever take off, yesterday,14 June, Norse Atlantic inaugurated its route from Oslo to New York JFK. This will be followed by the route Oslo to Fort Lauderdale on 18 June. Its routes to Orlando and Los Angeles will follow in July and August.
    “Norse Atlantic Airways takes off with first flight from Oslo to New York,” (CAPA 15 June 2022)

    https://centreforaviation.com/members/direct-news/norse-atlantic-airways-takes-off-with-first-flight-from-oslo-to-new-york-612064

    Next will be the route London Gatwick to New York JFK on a daily basis, 12 August, to be followed by the routes Berlin Brandenburg to New York JFK, 17 August, and then later Berlin Brandenburg to Los Angeles, 19 August, and operated 3 x weekly.
    “Berlin To Be Norse’s Third European Destination,” (Routes Online, 8 June 2022).

    https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/298173/berlin-to-be-norses-third-european-destination/

    Other flights will follow in due course.


    AMcWhirter
    Participant

    Indeed transtraxman.

    Here is our piece from last week re the flights from Berlin including analysis regarding previous operators.

    Norse Atlantic to launch Berlin-USA service


    AMcWhirter
    Participant

    Latest news is that Norse Atlantic now has a UK subsidiary: Norse Atlantic UK.

    It has bold expansion plans for the future.

    Amongst the routes it wants to operate from London Gatwick are those to Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, San Francisco and Baltimore (for Washington DC).

    Application has been made to the US authorities in a mammoth 36-page document.

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