Reykjavík, Iceland, August 22, 2017 – Icelandair is pleased to announce their newest North American gateway: Cleveland, Ohio. Non-stop service to Keflavik, Iceland will launch in May 2018 with four flights a week. In addition, connections to more than 25 destinations in Europe will be available through the airlines hub in Iceland. Icelandair’s service will offer a refreshing alternative for those traveling to Iceland and beyond from the Midwest with more legroom, faster travel times and gate-to-gate Wi-Fi.
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, in the heart of the Midwest, Cleveland will be Icelandair’s 19th gateway in North-America. With a population of 2.2 million inhabitants, the city has a vast industrial history and is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Sports enthusiasts will also recognize Cleveland’s basketball team, the Cavaliers, led by one of the brightest stars of the NBA, LeBron James.
“Cleveland is the perfect destination for our route network. We are happy to be the first carrier to provide service to Europe in 8 years. This addition also strengthens our route network and bridges Europe and Cleveland together by providing direct service to Iceland in addition to quick and convenient connections to 30 destinations in Europe,” says Icelandair CEO Birkir Holm Gudnason.
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 19 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.