Today, March 7th 2023, marked the first flight operated from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport to New York’s JFK airport by Norse Atlantic Airways. This is part of the airline’s initial expansion following its starting operations just last summer. So let’s dive into this latest piece of news from Norse Atlantic Airways and how their network will expand.
About Norse Atlantic Airways N0301 Paris to New York flight
Norwegian budget airline Norse Atlantic will be operating a daily Paris to New York flight. The flight will connect Paris CDG airport to New York’s JFK airport. The flight will operate following this schedule on a daily basis:
- Flight N0301 will depart Paris (CDG) at 20:00 an arrive into New York (JFK) at 22:15. The estimated flight time is 8 hours 15 minutes.
- The return flight N0303 will depart New York (JFK) at 00:30 an arrive into Paris (CDG) at 14:05. The estimated flight time is 7 hours 35 minutes.
The Plane for the Paris New York Flight
Norse Atlantic operates a one aircraft type fleet. That means that all flights will be served using the exact same type of equipment. Specifically, as for all other flights, N0301 Paris-New York will be operated using on of the airline’s brand new Boeing 787-9. These planes feature a 2 class configuration with:
- 56 Premium Economy Seats
- 282 Economy Class Seats
The Premium Economy Cabin’s layout is 2-3-2, while Economy Class features a 3-3-3 layout with narrower and smaller seats.
The Next Destination To Join The Norse Network
The next destination set to join the Norse Atlantic Airways network is Rome. The Norwegian airline announced back in January that the Italian capital will also be getting a new daily connection from and to New York’s JFK airport.
The Norse Atlantic flight from Rome will start operations later on in the year with the first flight scheduled to fly on June 19th. That’s just in time to intercept the many holiday makers that travel from the American east coast to Italy during the summer season.
What Is Norse?
Simply put Norse Atlantic Airways is a Norwegian air carrier that operates low cost flights on long haul sectors. The airline serves mainly routes from one side of the Atlantic to the other. The expansion of this Norwegian carrier has focused on serving Europe’s main cities and connecting them to the US at low fares.
To further clear up the concept of how the airline is structured, it follows a bit in the footsteps of what used to be Norwegian.