Primera Air to launch Trans-Atlantic Flights from London
Danish airline Primera Air is to launch direct flights to New York and Boston from London Stansted next year.
From April 2018, the airline will offer daily services to New York's Newark Airport and four a week to Boston Logan Airport from May.
Primera Air will announce another transatlantic routes from Stansted by the end of this summer.
Flights will be operated by new Airbus A321NEO aircraft.
Primera Air will be the first airline for nine years to fly scheduled services to the US from Stansted.
"We are very proud to announce our new base at London Stansted and routes to the US," said president and chairman Andir Ingolfsson.
Stansted chief executive Andrew Cowan added: "We're thrilled Primera Air has chosen London Stansted as its UK base for these exciting and innovative new long-haul services to the US."