January 19, 2018 / 7:33 AM / a month ago

Norwegian Air flies New York-London at new record time

OSLO, Jan 19 (Reuters) -

** Low-cost airline Norwegian Air has set a new record time for its fastest ever transatlantic flight by a subsonic passenger aircraft this week using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, it says in a press release

** Norwegian flight DY7014 from New York JFK to London Gatwick on Monday 15 January completed the full duration of the flight in 5 hours and 13 minutes

** The flight carrying 284 passengers departed New York at 11:44am and arrived at London at 9:57pm – 53 minutes early

** Scheduled fly time New York to London on Norwegian Airs home page is 6 hours and 30 minutes

Source text:

media.norwegian.com/uk/#/pressreleases/norwegian-sets-new-record-transatlantic-flight-time-from-new-york-to-london-by-a-subsonic-aircraft-2382387

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Reporting By Ole Petter Skonnord, editing by Camilla Knudsen

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