Announced back in March, tickets for Atlantic Airways’ new route between the Faroe Islands and New York are now on sale. The highly anticipated direct connection from Vágar Airport (FAE) to New York’s Stewart International Airport (SWF) will begin on August 22 and continue until October 10. The Faroe Islands’ flag carrier will operate the service once weekly: flights will depart westbound on Tuesdays at 16:30 WEST, taking just over seven hours to reach New York at 18:50 EST, before returning Wednesdays at 10:45 EST arriving back in Tórshavn at 22:05 WEST (6 hours trip).

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