Norse Atlantic opens sales for Athens-New York service

Operational crew with a Norse Atlantic Boeing 787.
Photo Credit: Norse Atlantic Airways

Norse Atlantic Airways has commenced ticket sales for its newest route, connecting the ancient city of Athens, Greece, to the bustling metropolis of New York JFK.

This offering comes in response to the escalating interest in the American market for flight services to Greece.

Meeting the US Demand


With an ever-growing number of Americans expressing a profound interest in exploring Greece, Norse Atlantic Airways recognizes the necessity for a direct, seamless, and cost-effective travel solution.

The Athens to New York JFK route is poised to meet this demand, providing a gateway for travelers to immerse themselves in the rich history, picturesque islands, and warm hospitality that Greece is renowned for.

Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport is a key hub, providing unparalleled connectivity and world-class facilities.

This airport ensures a smooth and enjoyable journey for passengers transiting between the United States and the enchanting Greek islands.

The newly established route not only opens doors for tourism but also fosters cultural and economic ties between these two vibrant nations.

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A Norse Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner lifts off the runway.
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Norse Atlantic Airways CEO Comments


Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO and Founder of Norse Atlantic Airways, expressed positivity about the new route, stating,

“We are thrilled to announce the commencement of ticket sales for our Athens to New York JFK route. This launch underscores our commitment to meeting the evolving travel needs of our passengers.”

“We believe this route will not only cater to the demand for travel to Greece but will also create opportunities for cultural exchange and business collaborations between these two vibrant destinations.”

Athens International Airport Response


Ioanna Papadopoulou, Director of Communications & Marketing at Athens International Airport, shared her enthusiasm, saying, “We are very excited with Norse Atlantic Airways’ announcement for the launch of their Summer 2024 direct operations on the Athens – New York / JFK route.”

“This is a truly spectacular development for our airport, our city, and our country, enhancing connectivity and offering a wide range of traveling options to the wider public.”

She further highlighted the significant increase in passenger numbers between ATH and all US destinations in 2023, emphasizing the potential success of the new route.

A Norse Atlantic flight taxis to the runway.
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787 Dreamliner


Norse Atlantic exclusively operates modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, ensuring a contemporary and comfortable travel experience.

The cabin boasts a relaxed ambiance, with each seat equipped with a personal, state-of-the-art entertainment system.

The Norse Premium cabin takes the travel experience to the next level, offering an industry-leading 43” seat pitch and a 12” recline, enabling passengers to arrive at their destination feeling refreshed and ready to explore.

The airline offers two cabin choices: Economy and Norse Premium.  Passengers can choose from a simple range of fares, including Light, Classic, and Flextra, allowing them to tailor their journey to match their specific needs.

Light fares represent Norse’s value option, while Flextra fares include the maximum baggage allowance, two meal services, and increased ticket flexibility.

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Norse Atlantic Airways has opened sales ahead of its newest transatlantic route offering, from Athens, Greece to New York JFK.
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