Quincy, MA, August 3, 2010 – Icelandair is pleased to announce an increased summer flight schedule starting June 1, 2011 through September 12, 2011 with daily afternoon flights from New York and Boston. As part of the augmented summer service, Icelandair will operate 2 flights a day to and from New York, Boston and Paris, and will offer the greatest frequency between New York and Scandinavia. In addition, Icelandair is also the only airline operating direct service between Boston and Scandinavia. The additional afternoon flights also serve as the perfect compliment for connections in the U.S. and Canada.
“Due to their popularity and convenience, we are pleased to offer daily afternoon flights from Boston and New York in addition to our already thriving daily evening service,” said Thorsteinn Egilsson, Icelandair’s general manager for the Americas. “These flights will serve to strengthen the bridge between the East Coast and Europe and allows our passengers more options when flying to Iceland and beyond.”
With the increased summer frequency Icelandair will operate up to 200 flights a week to and from Iceland and to all major cities in both Europe and North America.
Icelandair offers service to Iceland from Boston, New York-JFK, Seattle, and seasonal service from Minneapolis - St. Paul, Orlando Sanford, Halifax and Toronto. Connections through Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport are available to over 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe. Icelandair also allows passengers to stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare.
Additional information about Icelandair fares and packages to Iceland and beyond is available at www.icelandair.com or by calling (800)223-5500.