Norse Atlantic Airways plans to launch low-cost long-haul operations subsequent summer season.
The corporate believes that demand for transatlantic journey might be again by the second quarter of subsequent 12 months and anticipates that each one of its 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners might be flying prospects between Europe and america this time subsequent 12 months.
“We strongly consider that there’s a want for a brand new and modern airline serving the low-cost intercontinental market with fashionable, extra environmentally pleasant and fuel-efficient plane because the world step by step reopens.
“Our plans are on observe and operations will begin when journey restrictions are lifted and demand for transatlantic journey is again,” stated Norse Atlantic Airways chief govt, Bjørn Tore Larsen.
JetBlue recently entered the low-cost transatlantic market, hoping to make cash in a market that drove Norwegian to digital chapter in 2020.
“Primarily based on the present scenario, we anticipate that each one our 15 Dreamliners might be flying prospects between Europe and america subsequent summer season,” Larsen added.
“We are going to launch our ticket gross sales roughly three months previous to first flight and can provide thrilling locations which have confirmed to be enticing.”
Norse plans to have roughly 1,600 staff by subsequent summer season.
All staff might be completely employed by the airline.
The corporate emphasised that’s hopes to have a fruitful employer-employee relationship and has entered into an settlement with the biggest United States flight attendants’ union, AFA.
As well as, the corporate is in dialogue with unions in different nations.