Experience Northern Lights in Iceland with Icelandair

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2012 15:11 GMT

Iceland’s leading airline Icelandair is offering an incredible package deal to experience the Northern Lights in the country’s northern-most city, Akureyri.

Icelandair provides travel opportunities for children with long-term illnesses

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2012 15:14 GMT

The Special Children Travel Fund (Vildarbörn), an organisation set up by Icelandair, is giving children with long-term illnesses an opportunity to travel with their families and make their dream journeys a reality.

Guardian crowns Iceland ‘Best European Country’ as part of Readers’ Travel Awards 2012

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2012 10:25 GMT

Iceland has recently been crowned as the Best European Country as part of the Guardian, Observer, and guardian.co.uk Readers’ Travel Awards 2012 - the fourth occasion this year that the country has been named as a top travel destination.

Thrihnukagigur volcano tour rated highly by CNN

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2012 11:50 GMT

The own Thrihnukagigur volcano and its one-of-a-kind volcano tour in Iceland have received recognition in CNN’s 27 ‘must see places before you die’ list, ranking at number thirteen.


News   •   Nov 01, 2011 16:08 GMT

Icelandair has been rated the second most punctual European airline of the members of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) on long-haul routes in September, with a punctuality rate of 91.6%. On shorter-haul routes, Icelandair came second of a total of 25 international airlines, with a punctuality rate of 89.6%. The AEA regularly publishes data on its member airlines’ punctuality.

“Punctuality is a key element in our services and it is gratifying to have confirmation that, in the absence of special external circumstances such as volcanic eruptions or strike action, Icelandair is one of the top performers when it comes to reliability,” says Birkir Hólm Guðnason, CEO of Icelandair.

Icelandair is one of Iceland’s longest established companies, connecting the world and Iceland for over 70 years.  Icelandair flies from the UK (London Heathrow, Manchester and Glasgow) to Iceland with connecting service to Boston, Denver, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, Orlando, Seattle, Washington, DC, Halifax and Toronto.

Icelandair has been rated the second most punctual European airline of the members of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) on long-haul routes in September, with a punctuality rate of 91.6%.

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News   •   Sep 14, 2011 10:21 GMT

Icelandair is pleased to announced a route schedule for 2012 which will be the largest in the company's history and 13% more extensive than this year’s schedule. A new year-round destination, Denver, Colorado, will be added, and the frequency of flights to various cities in the United States and Europe will be increased.

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About Icelandair

Icelandair is a customer-oriented travel service company providing high-value products. Icelandair currently serves 35 gateways in Europe, the USA and Canada.

Icelandair is a leading airline offering flights to and from Iceland, and an attractive option for cross-Atlantic flights. Icelandair provides safe, reliable flights and exceptional service on flights to metropolitan areas on both sides of the Atlantic.

The airline operates out of Iceland, and uses the country's geographical location mid-way between America and Europe, as an opportunity to build an ever-growing network of international routes with Iceland as a hub.

Icelandair is a part of Icelandair Group.


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