Norse Atlantic Airways plans to launch low-cost long-haul operations subsequent summer time.
The corporate believes that demand for transatlantic journey will likely be again by the second quarter of subsequent yr and anticipates that every one of its 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners will likely be flying clients between Europe and america this time subsequent yr.
“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 regularly reopens.
“Our plans are on observe and operations will start when journey restrictions are lifted and demand for transatlantic journey is again,” mentioned Norse Atlantic Airways chief govt, Bjørn Tore Larsen.
JetBlue recently entered the low-cost transatlantic market, hoping to earn a living in a market that drove Norwegian to digital chapter in 2020.
“Primarily based on the present scenario, we anticipate that every one our 15 Dreamliners will likely be flying clients between Europe and america subsequent summer time,” Larsen added.
“We’ll launch our ticket gross sales roughly three months previous to first flight and can provide thrilling locations which have confirmed to be engaging.”
Norse plans to have roughly 1,600 staff by subsequent summer time.
All staff will likely 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 most important United States flight attendants’ union, AFA.
As well as, the corporate is in dialogue with unions in different international locations.