London Gatwick welcomes four new Norse Atlantic long-haul routes to key hubs on east and west coast US
London Gatwick is to welcome a further four new transatlantic routes from Norse Atlantic this summer – alongside two previously-announced – making it the airline’s biggest base. Alongside its existing New York route, the airline is adding services to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Boston, as well as the already-announced Orlando and Fort Lauderdale:
- Daily flights to New York, currently operating
- Four flights a week to Orlando, from 25 May (increasing to daily in peak summer)
- Three flights a week to Fort Lauderdale, from 26 May
- Six flights a week to Washington DC, from 1 June
- Daily flights to Los Angeles, from 30 June
- Three flights a week to San Francisco, from 1 July
- Five flights a week to Boston, from 2 September
The new services mean half of Norse’s fleet will be based at London Gatwick this summer.
“We are delighted to welcome six new Norse Atlantic routes this summer, giving passengers a fantastic choice of US destinations at excellent value, whether for holidays, business or visiting family and friends,” said Stewart Wingate, CEO, Gatwick Airport. “The new services mean Gatwick and Norse will provide an increasingly competitive offering, which is great news for passengers across London and the South East, as well as businesses in the region. Long-haul routes, particularly in North America, are a hugely important aspect of our strategy, especially as we look to return to pre-Covid levels of passengers and destinations. For Norse to demonstrate such commitment to Gatwick highlights the incredibly strong demand for our slots and we look forward to welcoming more long-haul routes in coming months.”
Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO, Norse Atlantic Airways, commented: “This marks an important moment for consumers as we celebrate serving more destinations to the US from London Gatwick this summer than any other airline. The addition of direct flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Boston to our already popular New York, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale/Miami services will provide greater choice and value for consumers. We have made a significant investment in our UK airline, based at London Gatwick Airport, and now employ over 370 colleagues at our London base. I am very pleased that we are fulfilling our pledge to allow more people to travel further and stimulate demand while creating competition in the transatlantic market that will ultimately benefit consumers and lead to job creation on both sides of the Atlantic.”
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