A new airline has just entered the low-cost flight market. Norse Atlantic Airways has just announced that its first flights will connect Europe with the United States in spring 2022, it reports. The Guardian, Tuesday. These will leave from various European cities, such as Paris, London and Oslo.
For now, three US cities will be served: New York, Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale. In a statement, the company’s director, Bjorn Tore Larsen, announced its ambitions and, in particular, its main objective: to fly its 15 aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliners, by next summer. The group also hopes to recruit all its pilots and crew before the end of the year, in order to build a team of 1,600 people.
Normally, the goal of the director of Norse Atlantic Airlines was to offer the services of the Norwegian company by the end of 2021. But its planes should not fly until spring 2022. “We don’t want to start too much. There is no point in flying empty. In addition, we have a solid financial base and we can wait a long time if necessary, ”he explained.
For its launch, the new airline trusts. “We will be the only low cost long haul carrier across the Atlantic and that will be our position, we will do nothing else,” said Bjorn Tore Larsen. In addition, the director is also counting on the return of tourists when the health crisis linked to Covid-19 is more or less under control.