Norse Atlantic Airways, the low-cost long-haul airline, has announced the launch of its inaugural flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to London on June 30 and July 1, respectively.
‘Los Angeles and San Francisco are now the fifth and sixth destinations connecting the US to London. With the addition of these two destinations Norse Atlantic is now the largest long-haul operator from the US to London Gatwick. We are proud to offer an affordable and convenient way for our customers to explore London,’ said Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO Norse Atlantic Airways.
The flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) will operate daily, departing at 4:25 p.m. PDT and arriving the next day at 11:00 a.m. local time. Return flights from London Gatwick depart at 10:35 a.m. local time, reaching Los Angeles at 2:10 p.m. PDT on the same day. Economy fares start from $209 one-way, inclusive of all taxes and fees.
For the San Francisco to London route, flights operate three times a week, departing from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) at 3:25 p.m. PDT and arriving at London Gatwick at 9:50 a.m. local time the following day. Return flights from London Gatwick depart at 10:10 a.m. local time and reach San Francisco at 1:25 p.m. PDT on the same day. Economy fares start from $229 one-way, including all taxes and fees.
Norse Atlantic Airways exclusively operates modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring entertainment systems for every seat, and two cabin options: Economy and Norse Premium. The airline also offers a range of fare options, including Light, Classic, and Flextra, allowing passengers to tailor their travel.
With the addition of Los Angeles and San Francisco, Norse Atlantic Airways now operates flights from six US destinations to its London base, making it the largest long-haul operator between London Gatwick and the United States.