Norse Atlantic Airways has secured new slots at Gatwick at it prepares for take-off. Destinations are still to be confirmed, but the airline has secured two six-weekly slot pairs from the London airport.
Norse Atlantic Airways and OSM Aviation Academy have agreed to work together to launch a cadet program. It is hoped the plan will prepare students for a future career at the new long-haul airline.
The United States department of transportation has approved Norse Atlantic Airways’ application for the operation of flights between Norway and the European Union to the destination.
The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has issued an air operator’s certificate to Norse Atlantic Airways. The new airline is on track to start transatlantic flights in spring 2022.
The company believes that demand for transatlantic travel will be back by the second quarter of next year and anticipates that all of its 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be flying this time next year.
Norse Atlantic Airways is set to become the latest European carrier to attempt to launch low-cost, long-haul connections to the United States.