The U.S. Department of Transportation Approves Norse Atlantic Airways ’Application for Transatlantic Flights
During the weekend, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) approved Norse Atlantic Airways ’application for the operation of flights between Norway, The European Union, and the United States.
“We are thrilled by the Department of Transportation’s approval of our affordable transatlantic flights. This significant milestone brings Norse one step closer to launching affordable and more environmentally friendly service to customers traveling between Europe and the United States. We appreciate the USDOT’s constructive and prompt approach, and we look forward to working with them in the months ahead, ”said Norse CEO and Founder Bjørn Tore Larsen.
The airline will also recruit domestic personnel from the United States, up to 100 flight attendants will be recruited.
“Our people will be our competitive advantage. We are building a high-performance culture and creating an environment where we value diversity, ensuring that all colleagues feel a sense of belonging. We look forward to starting recruiting our new colleagues in the U.S., ”Larsen said.
In December 2021, Norse received its Air Operator’s Certificate by Norway’s Civil Aviation Authority and took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norse plans to start commercial operation in spring 2022 with the first flights connecting Oslo to select cities in the U.S.
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