New low-cost airline Norse Atlantic Airways will launch daily service between London Gatwick and New York JFK in August, with tickets now on sale.
The first flight from London Gatwick will be on August 12, 2022, with fares from £255 return.
The daily service will depart London at 1:00 p.m. and arrive in New York at 3:55 p.m. local time. The return flight leaves New York at 5:55 p.m. and lands in London Gatwick at 6:20 a.m. local time the following day.
Throughout the summer, Norse Atlantic will also operate flights between London Gatwick and Oslo, following a recent announcement of services between Oslo and several US destinations.
“We are very pleased to now be able to welcome customers wishing to book value-priced flights between London Gatwick and New York JFK. Customers now have an affordable option to book last-minute travel or an unforgettable vacation with an airline that offers choice and flexibility,” said Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO of Norse Atlantic Airways.
The airline, which offers economy and premium cabins aboard its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners, secured slots at Gatwick Airport in March.
Stewart Wingate, CEO of Gatwick Airport, said: “It’s always great to see a new line up on the airfield, but the arrival of a new airline after the past two turbulent years for the industry , and one that will offer fantastic long-haul connections across the Atlantic, is particularly exciting news.
The airline, which was established in March 2021, plans to operate a 15-person fleet serving destinations including London, Oslo, Paris, New York and Florida, with more US destinations expected to be announced. shortly. Norse Atlantic was also on BTN Europe’s 2022 Hotlist.