Norse Atlantic Airways, the pioneering low-cost long-haul airline, celebrated two inaugural flights on the 30th of June and 1st of July with the launch of services from London to Los Angeles and San Francisco.
These new direct routes offer an affordable and convenient travel option for passengers wishing to explore the vibrant cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco from the United Kingdom.
Bjørn Tore Larsen, CEO of Norse Atlantic Airways, expressed his excitement about the expansion: “Los Angeles and San Francisco are now the fifth and sixth destinations in the US from our London base. With the addition of these two cities, Norse Atlantic is now the largest long-haul operator to the US from London Gatwick. We take pride in offering an affordable and convenient way for travelers to explore these iconic cities and experience their renowned sights and cultural landmarks. From the stunning Golden Gate Bridge and bustling Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco to the magic of Hollywood and Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles, these destinations have something for everyone.”
Flights from London Gatwick to Los Angeles (LAX) operate daily, departing at 10.35 and arriving at 14.10 the same day. The return flights depart from Los Angeles at 14.25 and arrive in London at 11.00 the following day. Economy fares start from £460 for a return trip, inclusive of all taxes and fees.
For flights to San Francisco (SFO) from London Gatwick, there are three weekly departures. The flights leave at 10.10 and arrive at 13.25 on the same day. Return flights from San Francisco depart at 15.25 and arrive in London at 9.50 the following day. Economy fares for this route start from £455 for a return trip, including all taxes and fees.
Norse Atlantic exclusively operates modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, ensuring a comfortable and relaxed travel experience for passengers. Each seat is equipped with state-of-the-art personal entertainment systems, enhancing the journey. The airline offers two cabin choices: Economy and Norse Premium. The Norse Premium cabin boasts an industry-leading 43″ seat pitch and 12″ recline, providing passengers with a refreshed feeling upon arrival at their destination.
Passengers have the option to choose from a simple range of fares, including Light, Classic, and Flextra, reflecting their travel preferences and priorities. Light fares offer affordable options, while Flextra fares include benefits like increased baggage allowance, two meal services, an enhanced airport and onboard experience, and increased ticket flexibility.
With the launch of these direct routes, Norse Atlantic Airways aims to make long-haul travel more accessible and enjoyable for passengers, bridging the gap between affordability and quality service. The introduction of these flights from London to Los Angeles and San Francisco opens up new opportunities for travelers seeking to immerse themselves in the vibrant culture and iconic landmarks of two major US cities.