Long-haul low cost: Norse Atlantic opens sales to the USA

The new airline low-cost long-haul Norse Atlantic Airways has opened reservations between Oslo and New York then Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Los Angelesdestinations which should also be offered from Paris and London.

After postponing its launch following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Norwegian low-cost flight specialist has set June 14, 2022 for the departure of its first intercontinental flights, between its base in Oslo Gardemoen and the airport of New York-JFK. Three-class Boeing 787-9 rotations will become daily from July 4, facing competition from SAS Scandinavian Airlines (to Newark) and with prices starting from “an unprecedented amount” of NOK 995 and $129 one-way, all applicable taxes included.

Flights from Oslo to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywod, without competition, will begin June 18 with three weekly flights, with one-way fares starting at NOK 1,497. Then it will be the turn of the road to Orlando on July 5, again with three flights a week without competition, and one-way tickets from NOK 1,497. Finally, on August 9, the link between the Norwegian capital and Los Angeleswill start on August 9 with three weekly flights with one-way fares starting at NOK 1797, still without competition.

Routes and fares from London and Paris to the United States “will be announced shortly. Other destinations in the United States will soon be unveiled, ”underlines the low cost.

This opening of sales “marks an important milestone for the company and heralds a new era for consumers looking for value, choice and friendly service when choosing to travel across the Atlantic. “. Norse Atlantic, launched among others by co-founder and ex-CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle Bjorn Kjos, offers two choices of cabins, Economy and Premium. Passengers can choose from a simple range of fares, Light, Classic and Plus, that reflect how they want to travel and the options that are important to them. Light fares represent Norse’s value option, while Plus fares include maximum baggage allowance, two meal services, an enhanced airport and onboard experience, and increased ticket flexibility.

This is a significant milestone for all of us at Norse Atlantic Airways, and a testament to the dedication and determination of colleagues across the airline who have made this possible. said Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO of Norse Atlantic Airways. ” Norse now offers the lowest one-way transatlantic point-to-point fares on the market. Whether you’re traveling for business, leisure, or just want to explore the world, Norse now makes it possible for everyone to explore for less. Our modern, comfortable and more environmentally friendly Boeing 787 Dreamliners are ready to take off and our pilots and cabin crew are looking forward to welcoming customers on board from June “.

Norse Atlantic Airways’ introduction of affordable point-to-point flights between Europe and the United States will benefit ” both tourism and local businesses. Not only do we invest directly in the countries where we operate by employing local staff, but we also support job creation across the tourism and service industry “, Continued the leader who opened a PNC base in Fort Lauderdale. Recall that the company has ordered fifteen Boeing 787 leased.

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