Norse Atlantic Airways Strong December 2023

A Norse Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner lifts off the runway.
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This week Norse Atlantic Airways has revealed its December 2023 performance showcasing a strong increase in demand.

This article will cover the details surrounding Norse Atlantic Airways’ strong December 2023 performance and growth.

Norse’s Strong December Performance


A Norse Atlantic flight taxis to the runway.
Photo Credit: Joris Wendt/AviationSource

December 2023 for Norse Atlantic Airways saw an average load factor (LF) of 71% which was the result of a 10% passenger count increase year-on-year.

The carrier handled 79,240 passengers with a total of 343 flights including 22 charter services. Out of those 343 flights, 61% of them arrived within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival time and the carrier achieved a completion rate of its flights at 100%.

Norse Atlantic Airways has two divisions, a Norwegian and British set, with a combined total of 11 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner’s all of which have a total of 338 seats, broken down as 56 Premium Economy and 282 Economy class seats.

Commenting on their strong performance, the carrier’s Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Bjorn Tore Larsen, has said, “December represented a busy month for Norse as passenger demand increased in line with the holiday season while we continued our robust operational performance throughout the month with zero cancellations.”

“We are also pleased to have completed 22 charter flights during December which highlights the continued focus on the efficient use of our fleet during the quieter winter months.”

“During December we launched sales from New York to Athens with flights to commence in May 2024, we also released for sale the first wave of flights across our network running up to the end of the Winter 2025 season, furthermore, forward bookings since 1st January 2024 are 77 per cent higher than the same period last year.”

“Additionally, we have reduced the frequencies of certain low demand routes in the seasons ahead to ensure that our focus remains on operating a profitable network. We continue to conduct the ongoing strategic review of the business as previously announced and will update once concluded”

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