Numerous Airlines to Offer Service to Iceland Soon

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SAS, Scandinavian Airlines, plans to offer direct flights between Copenhagen and Keflavík International Airport, starting June 14, Morgunblaðið reports. The media representative for Isavia, the company that runs KEF Airport, confirms that the airline announced its plans to airport officials Tuesday.

To begin with, three flights a week will be offered, and as of June 27, they will be six a week. In general, the flights will arrive in Keflavík at 9:45 am and depart for Copenhagen at 10:30 am.

Finnish airline Finnair, too, has announced its intention to fly to Keflavík this summer, but Isavia neither has information regarding the timing nor frequency of flights.

In addition to Icelandair, SAS, Play and Finnair, quite a few airlines have confirmed their plans to fly to Iceland this summer. Lufthansa, Wizz Air and Air Baltic have already scheduled flights, as have the US airlines United Airlines and Delta, which plan to offer service between the US and Keflavík.

Starting the end of May, Delta will offer daily flights between Keflavík and New York, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Boston. In June, United will start offering daily flights between Keflavík and New York/Newark, followed by flights between Keflavík and Chicago in July. This will be the first time United offers flights between Keflavík and Chicago.




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