Norse Atlantic Airways (hereby ‘Norse Atlantic’), founded by CEO and major shareholder Bjørn Tore Larsen in March 2021, is an airline specializing in low-cost, long-haul, direct flights to a range of exciting destinations on the intercontinental market, offering passengers more opportunities and flexibility to explore the world.

Headquartered in Arendal, Norway, Norse Atlantic ASA, a publicly traded company listed on the Euronext Expand Exchange in Oslo, Norway, is the parent company of Norse Atlantic Airways AS and Norse Atlantic UK LTD.

Norse Atlantic Airways AS holds two Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs), one in Norway and one in the UK.

Norse Atlantic fleet includes 15 modern, fuel-efficient, and more environmentally friendly Boeing 787 Dreamliners that serve destinations including New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, Bangkok, Cape Town, Oslo, Athens, London, Berlin, Rome and Paris. The company’s first flight took off from Oslo to New York on 14th June 2022.

Key strengths

From a customer perspective, benefits include affordable fares and direct flights to exciting destinations, as well as exceptional service onboard modern and more fuel-efficient Dreamliners, catering to both business and leisure travelers.

From an employee or colleague perspective, Norse Atlantic is developing a great team of passionate people who work together to deliver the best experience to our customers. All employees are directly employed by the airline. The company places significant emphasis on a fruitful employer-employee relationship and has established collective bargaining agreements with cabin crew and pilot unions in the U.S., UK and Norway.

From a financial perspective, Norse Atlantic follows a low-cost business model and approach. We have secured economical aircraft and highly qualified staff, including pilots, cabin crew and administrative personnel. We maintain a lean organizational structure, and starting with a clean slate gives us an unprecedented opportunity to establish a best-practice and cost-efficient airline without prior financial restraints.