|Hubs||Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
|Fleet size||2 (unconfirmed)|
Feel Air was a Norwegian low-cost airline that had announced plans to operate intercontinental flights from Oslo Airport, Gardermoen in Norway and Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in Sweden. The plans were launched on 2 October 2009 and the announced starting date was Spring 2011 with Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Services would be from both Oslo and Stockholm to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, United States and Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand.
What made Feel Air different was their proposed in flight entertainment system, which involved flight attendants feeling the passengers, hence the name "Feel Air"
The airline never came on its own feet, and late in 2011 it dropped the whole plan. The airline had a plan to have 160 employees at start-up and a share capital of 240 million Norwegian krone, sold by DNB Markets.
The company is led by Kai Holmberg and Otto Lagarhus and based at Ramstad in Bærum, Norway. Management has stated that the airline will have a cost structure similar to Ryanair, while taking the operation and business model from AirAsia X and the employment and branding philosophy from Virgin Atlantic.
Feel Air will target leisure travelers and plans to weight frequencies toward New York in the summer and Thailand in the winter. It predicted EBITA of NOK 48 million next year based on yield of $0.05, load factor rising from 49% to 76% and fleet utilization of 16.7 hours per day.
|Airbus A330-200||0||2 (unconfirmed)||307 seats||New York, Bangkok|
|City||Airport Codes||Airport Name||Aircraft used||Notes|
|Oslo||OSL||ENGM||Oslo Airport, Gardermoen||Airbus A330-200||Hub|
|Stockholm||ARN||ESSA||Stockholm-Arlanda Airport||Airbus A330-200||Hub|
|Bangkok||BKK||VTBS||Suvarnabhumi Airport||Airbus A330-200||Starts 2011|
|United States of America|
|New York City||JFK||KJFK||John F. Kennedy International Airport||Airbus A330-200||Starts 2011|
- "Nytt norsk flyselskap vil fly langt og billig". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 2 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009.
- "- Vi skal fly langt, vi skal fly billig". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). 2 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009.
- "Vil starte lavprisfly til New York og Bangkok". Boarding (in Norwegian). 2 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009.
- Brønnøysund Register Centre. "Feel Air AS" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 October 2009.
- "ATW Daily News Feel Air". ATW Daily News. 10 November 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2009.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 3 October 2009.
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