First direct flight from Cardiff to Akureyri took place today Hallgrímsson

 The first direct flight chartered by Super Break was flown from Cardiff in Great Britain to Akureyri in North Iceland. A Boeing 737-800 landed in Akureyri at noon carrying 185 passengers. 

The mayor of Akureyri and Iceland's Minister of Transport  were present when the plane arrived and made a speech to celebrate the occasion.  The plane was then boarded by 100 passengers from Akureyri to Edinburgh in Scotland. 

The direct flights received a better reception than staff at Super Break dared to hope and this January and February around 2.500 British tourists will fly to Akureyri. Hallgrímsson


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