BA back in Iceland

British Airways jets.

British Airways jets. Photo: AFP

Yesterday saw the resumption of scheduled flights operated by British Airways to Iceland, following a seven-year absence.

Passengers arriving on flight BA800 from London Heathrow yesterday afternoon were greeted by a VIP delegations, including Hlynur Sigurðsson, CEO of Keflavík Airport, Peter Rasmussen, BA’s Commercial Manager in Northern Europe, and Stuart Gill, British Ambassador to Iceland.

British Airways is the 21st airline to operate scheduled services to Iceland and the ninth to fly to the country all year round.

The British flag carrier last flew to Iceland in 2006-08. The service was operated by British Airways’ low-cost airline Go, from London Gatwick.

Cutting the ribbon.

Cutting the ribbon.

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