Reykjavik, Iceland, October 2, 2017 - As part of their growing network, Icelandair is pleased to announce new year-round service to Dublin, Ireland commencing May 8, 2018 from their hub in Keflavik, Iceland. The non-stop flights will operate six days a week with connections from 20 gateways in North America.
“We look forward to offering service to the capital of Ireland, also known as one of the friendliest cities in Europe,” said Birkir Holm Gudnason, Icelandair CEO “Icelanders can trace their Viking history to the shores of Ireland, and we are pleased to reopen that bridge today as friends. Ireland will be a welcome destination for North American travellers wanting to explore castles, culture and have access to the beautiful Irish countryside, with green fields, friendly, English speaking residents and a rich and exciting history. We look forward to connecting our passengers to this amazing city and welcoming Dublin aboard.”
Beginning May 2018, flight FI416 will depart on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 7:30 a.m. (GMT) from Keflavik International Airport, with arrival into Dublin Airport (DUB) at 9:15 a.m. (GMT). On the return, flight FI417 will depart Dublin at 11:50 a.m. (GMT), with arrival in Keflavik at 1:15 p.m. (GMT), in time for an Icelandair Stopover or easy connections to North America.
Icelandair has been in operation since 1937 and celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. As an aviation pioneer, Icelandair continues to grow by adding new aircraft to its modern fleet, more destinations and popular amenities including personal in-flight entertainment and gate-to-gate Wi-Fi access.
Icelandair also allows passengers to take an Icelandair Stopover for up to seven nights at no additional airfare on their journey between Europe and North America.
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.