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Icelandair increases service to Tampa

Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIU (msn 26243) (Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis) LHR (Wingnut). Image: 925482.

Icelandair has announced they will be increasing  their seasonal nonstop service from Tampa International from twice a week to four times a week. The airline was on-hand at Tampa Bay International to showcase their special northern lights livery, Hekla Arora (above). Local media and business leaders were welcomed onboard to experience the comfort and service that passengers receive when flying Icelandair. They also had a chance to view the northern lights show onboard the plane.

Flights will operate from Tampa Bay International on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays starting this fall and return from Keflavik on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

The flight to Iceland is just around seven hours and when flying to The U.K, Scandinavia or Continental Europe, Icelandair allows passengers the opportunity to stopover in Iceland for up to seven nights at no additional airfare.

Copyright Photo: Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIU (msn 26243) (Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis) LHR (Wingnut). Image: 925482.

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Icelandair to drop Belfast

Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIT (msn 26244) LHR (SPA). Image: 928953.

Icelandair has announced it will drop the Keflavik – Belfast route on May 15, 2018. The airline cited economic reasons for the dropped route.

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Icelandair to fly daily from Orlando

Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIZ (msn 30052) ARN (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 922962.

Icelandair has announced it will increase the frequency of their seasonal flights from Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Starting on September 30, 2018 a sixth weekly flight will be added to Icelandair’s network and on October 3, 2018 the airline will begin daily service from MCO.

Copyright Photo: Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIZ (msn 30052) ARN (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 922962.

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Icelandair is coming to Kansas City

Celebrating 80 Years of Aviation 1937 - 2017

Icelandair on January 9, 2018 announced seasonal service to the heartland of America with flights from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) commencing on May 25, 2018 from Keflavik.

Icelandair’s Kansas City service will offer three nonstop flights a week to Iceland on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with easy connections to and from more than 25 destinations in Europe.

Icelandair has been in operation since 1937, and celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2017.

Copyright Photo: Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIR (msn 26242) (80 Years of Aviation 1937 -2017) FRA (Bernhard Ross). Image: 937795.

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Icelandair launches year-round service from Berlin Tegel

Icelandair's "Northern Lights" special logo jet

Icelandair on November 3, 2017 launched year-round service from Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL), with flight # FI529 departing at 1:05pm. Icelandair CEO, Birkir Hólm Guðnason and Berlin Tegel COO, Elmar Kleinert, were at the gate to welcome the boarding passengers and help celebrate the new route. Icelandair‘s new service will operate three flights a week (Mondays, Fridays and Sundays) between Reykjavik and Berlin with connections to and from 20 destinations in  North America.

“Berlin is our 4th gateway in Germany, and establishes our commitment to strengthen our transatlantic route network by providing passengers with more convenient connections between Europe and North America. Berlin, the capital city of Germany, has a rich history, diverse culture, and vibrant nightlife, which we look forward to sharing with our passengers,” said Birkir Holm Gudnason, CEO of Icelandair.

Icelandair, in operation since 1937, has a long, illustrious history of bridging North America and mainland Europe through Iceland. The airline has helped boost tourism to its home country in record numbers and in bolstering Iceland as one of Europe’s hottest destinations.

Copyright Photo: Icelandair Boeing 757-256 WL TF-FIU (msn 26243) (Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis) LHR (Antony J. Best). Image: 925480.