Bjorn Tore Larsen | CEO
Norse Atlantic Airways

Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO, Norse Atlantic Airways


Bjørn Tore Larsen (53), is the founder, CEO and the major shareholder of the airline Norse Atlantic Airways, a new low-cost long-haul airline that was launched in March 2021. Bjørn Tore has been interested in and passionate about aviation for as long as he can remember. He holds several type ratings, including the Boeing 747. 

Bjørn Tore has extensive international shipping experience, which includes founding and controlling OSM Maritime Group in 1989, Arendal Dampskibsselskap, a ship owning company headquartered in Norway with more than 16,000 employees internationally and ADS Maritime Holding, a company listed on the Euronext Growth Exchange. He co-founded aviation management company OSM Aviation in 2013, which has since expanded into flight schools in Europe and USA. 

Bjørn Tore is a self-made entrepreneur who spent a year at sea when he was 16. Soon after returning home to go to high school, he decided to pursue his dream of becoming a businessman and at the age of 18 acquired a travel agency near his now hometown of Arendal, Norway. Three years later he founded OSM Maritime, which is now among the largest ship management companies in the world. 

When not doing business, Bjørn Tore enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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World Aviation Festival Day 2 @ 16:35

Closing Keynote Panel: Start-Up Airlines of the future

  • What opportunities has the pandemic provided for upstart airlines and will the conditions continue to be favorable in 2022 as existing carriers scale back up?
  • As passengers digital expectations increase due to the pandemic how are new business models evolving to deal with these changes?
  • How have these new carriers fared with the lack of business travel and price instability in certain markets?
  • What is the future of low-cost long haul considering the current state of travel demand?
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