Norse Atlantic Airways takes off with its first flight from Oslo to New York

Norse Atlantic Airways on June 14 celebrated the first commercial departure of flight NO 01 from Oslo to New York JFK.

This flight also marked the formal opening of the new non-Schengen terminal at Oslo Airport which, following the first Norse departure, will welcome passengers to a modern and efficient new airport experience. Both of these milestones were celebrated at the terminal by invited guests, passengers and colleagues from across the airline and airport.

“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” said Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO of Norse Atlantic Airways.

 

The full flight from Oslo to New York, operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner,  departed at 19.50 and touched down at 22.00 local time in New York JFK following an eight hour flight time.

  • Flights from Oslo to New York commenced on June 14 and will ramp up to daily flights from July 4, with one-way fares starting from NOK 995.
  • Flights from Oslo to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood will commence on June 18 operating three weekly flights with one-way fares starting from NOK 1497.
  • Flights between Oslo and Orlando will commence on July 5 operating three weekly flights, one-way fares start from NOK 1497.
  • Flights from Oslo to Los Angeles will commence on August 9 operating three weekly flights with one-way fares starting from NOK 1797.

Norse Atlantic offers two cabin choices, Economy and Premium. Passengers can choose from a simple range of fares, Light, Classic and Plus, that reflect the way that they want to travel, and which options are important to them. Light fares represent Norse’s value option while Plus fares include the maximum baggage allowance, two meal services an enhanced airport and onboard experience and increased ticket flexibility.

The large and spacious Boeing 787 Dreamliner cabin offers passengers a relaxed and comfortable travel experience with each seat including a personal state of the art entertainment experience. Our Premium cabin offers an industry leading 43” seat pitch and 12” recline allowing passengers to arrive at their destination feeling refreshed and ready to explore their destination.

Traveling Editor Jay Selman was on the inaugural flight and will be his observations in a new report.