Norse Atlantic: 100% completion rate and strong November performance

Norse Atlantic Airways Boeing 787
Photo Credit: Norse Atlantic Airways

Norse Atlantic Airways has released its November performance data, showing a continued strong year on year performance

The airline not only sustained a robust performance but also embarked on a groundbreaking charter operation to Antarctica with a Dreamliner aircraft, along with four ACMI flights.

Load Factor

With an continued commitment to passenger satisfaction, Norse Atlantic achieved average load factor of 61 percent in November.

This becomes a noteworthy figure when presented in context – it represents a commendable 11-percentage point increase compared to the previous year.

Amidst 242 flights, the airline welcomed a total of 48,839 passengers on board. ensuring a seamless travel experience.

On-Time Performance

In the aviation realm, timeliness is paramount, and Norse Atlantic excelled in this aspect during November. A remarkable 84 percent of flights arrived within a mere 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival time.

This not only attests to the airline’s operational efficiency but also contributes to the overall positive passenger experience.

A Norse Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner lifts off the runway.
Photo Credit: Adrian Olstad / AviationSource

100 Percent Completion Rate

Norse Atlantic prides itself on its industry-leading 100 percent completion rate. This feat is a testament to the airline’s unwavering commitment to delivering on promises.

Even in the face of challenges, Norse Atlantic ensured that every flight, without exception, reached its destination as planned, solidifying its reputation for reliability.

Winter Schedule Transition

The month of November signaled a strategic shift for Norse Atlantic as it seamlessly transitioned to its Winter schedule. Aligning its operations with demand, the airline strategically reduced the number of flights operated.

Simultaneously, Norse Atlantic strategically focused on charter and ACMI opportunities, showcasing its adaptability to industry dynamics.

Photo Credit: @HotWaterOnIce via Twitter/X

Antarctic Expedition: A Historic Milestone

One of the standout moments for Norse Atlantic in November was the charter by Aircontact on behalf of the Norwegian Polar Institute.

This historic flight to Antarctica captured global attention as Norse Atlantic successfully landed the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Antarctic ice shelf.

CEO and Founder, Bjorn Tore Larsen, expressed pride in this milestone, highlighting the significance of transporting scientists and equipment to this remote and challenging part of the world.

“We’ve subsequently received a large volume of diverse charter enquiries from operators looking to utilize both our experienced crew and our modern fleet,” stated Bjorn Tore Larsen, emphasizing the positive ripple effect of this groundbreaking achievement.


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Norse Atlantic Airways enjoyed continued strong performance through November, maintaining a perfect 100% flight completion rate.
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