Pingdom Check
03/27/2012 | 12:00 AM

Icelandair's Added Value

Quincy, MA, March 27, 2012 – Icelandair recognizes the value of having its passengers choose them and is showing their appreciation.

Icelandair is now activating frequent flyer points as soon as a passenger boards their flight and offers them the ability to use those points to purchase luxury, duty free, items from Icelandair’s Saga Boutique onboard all Icelandair flights.

Passengers can purchase a special gift for someone, or a treat themselves to one of the many unique items featured each month by top Icelandic and international designers using their Saga Points.

“This is a great program for the less frequent traveler and a way for Icelandair to provide instant rewards to our passengers. It’s just one more example of how Icelandair adds value to travel,” said Thorsteinn Egilsson, General Manager of The Americas.

The Saga Club, Icelandair’s Frequent Flyer Program, lets members earn and redeem points on Icelandair and the many partner companies including Radisson SAS, Marriott and Hertz.

Members who earn 40,000 points in one year are upgraded to Saga Silver and those who earn 80,000 points in one year become Saga Gold.

Passengers can earn flights, upgrade their cabin class or earn hotel nights and car rentals. Icelandair also allows passengers to trade, exchange, buy, give or redeem their points on

For more information on Icelandair’s Saga Club visit

Icelandair offers service to Iceland from Boston, New York-JFK, Seattle, and Denver with seasonal service from Washington, D.C., 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. Only Icelandair allows passengers to stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare.

Additional information about Icelandair fares and packages to Iceland and beyond is available at or by calling (877) I-FLY-ICE.