After Norwegian’s long-haul failure, the former founders got together, scooped up 15 of Norwegian’s 787s for cheap, and launched Norse Atlantic to pick up where Norwegian failed.
The original plan for Norse Atlantic has not looked very impressive and performance has not been good, but now, Charles Duncan — formerly at Continental, United, and WestJet — is stepping in as President and he has big plans.
I spent a half an hour talking to Charles about why Norse Atlantic is going to make low-cost, long-haul work where so many others have failed before. His plan is certainly different than Norse’s original launch plan, and it is clearly a better plan. But will it work? Time will tell.
You can find the episode on all the regular podcast providers, or you can just listen here: