Quincy, MA, September 14, 2017 - Customers from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport will have a new choice for travel to Iceland and beyond when Icelandair begins new service to Reykjavik’s Keflavik International (KEF) on May 30, 2018. Icelandair will serve DFW to KEF four times per week with a Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
“DFW Airport is pleased to provide our customers with additional choices when they fly across the Atlantic,” said Sean Donohue, CEO for DFW International Airport. “Icelandair will offer our customers a full-service option whether traveling to Reykjavik, Scandinavia or some of the most popular destinations in Europe.”
The new route will open up more travel choices for DFW customers via the Icelandair hub in Reykjavik, which serves more than 25 destinations in Europe. Icelandair’s updated fleet also offers travelers more legroom, in-flight entertainment, and gate-to-gate Wi-Fi.
“As we celebrate our 80th anniversary, we are pleased to offer the largest route network in Icelandair’s history,” said Birkir Holm Gudnason, Icelandair CEO. “Our new service from Dallas-Fort Worth will provide a refreshing alternative for travelers from Texas with non-stop flights to Iceland and beyond. The new DFW route will also open opportunities for European travelers wanting to explore the Dallas-Fort Worth region and the great Lone Star state. We look forward to welcoming Dallas-Fort Worth aboard.”
Flight FI872 departs Dallas-Fort Worth at 5:00 p.m. (CDT) on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Mondays and arrives at KEF at 6:00 a.m. (GMT), just in time to start your day in Iceland or make easy connections to Europe. Flight FI873 departs Keflavik International at 5:15 p.m. (GMT) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays and arrives Dallas-Fort Worth at 8:40 p.m. (CDT).
Travelers from Iceland and connecting US passengers can take advantage of DFW’s facilities at International Terminal D that feature highly efficient customs processing, as well as world-class shopping, dining and amenities. DFW’s geographic position, size and amenities also makes for convenient connections from Europe and Asia to points across North America, Central and South America.
Dallas-Fort Worth International will be Icelandair’s 20 North American gateway and the first in the southern United States.
For additional information about Icelandair, current route network or fares to Iceland and beyond, please visit www.icelandair.com.
Icelandair offers service to and from Iceland through Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport serving 20 destinations in North America and more than 25 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K., and Continental Europe. Icelandair also allows passengers to take an Icelandair Stopover for up to seven nights at no additional airfare.