Icelandair flies first service to Montreal

The Hekla Aurora Boeing 757 landing in Montreal for the ...

The Hekla Aurora Boeing 757 landing in Montreal for the first time. Photo: Icelandair

Just two weeks after Icelandic low-cost airline flew its first service to Montreal, Icelandair also waved off its inaugural flight to the French-speaking Canadian city.

Yesterday say the departure of its stunning Hekla Aurora 757 to Montreal, a city of four million inhabitants in the province of Quebec. The flight from Iceland takes around hour five hours.

Montreal is Icelandair’s sixteenth destination in North America. Other Canadian destination served by Icelandair are Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver.

“Montreal fits in well with Icelandair’s route network and strengthens our operations,” says Icelandair CEO Birkir Hólm Guðna­son. “We can offer economical fares for tourists and business people between Montreal and all major European cities, via Iceland.”

Birkir Hólm Guðnason presents Vice-President of Public Affairs and Communications ...

Birkir Hólm Guðnason presents Vice-President of Public Affairs and Communications of Montreal Airport Christiane Beaulieu with a model Icelandair aeroplane. Photo: Icelandair

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