- Dublin-Keflavik 6w to commence in May
- Year round service with Boeing 757
- Icelandair is Dublin’s 47th airline
Icelandair is to operate Dublin to Reykjavik 6w year round from May 2018 using a Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
Flights will operate Sunday to Friday departing Keflavik Airport at 07.30 arriving in Dublin Airport at 09.15 with the return flight departing Dublin Airport at 11.50 arriving in Keflavik at 13.15.
The new service offers connections to 20 gateways in North America. Dublin Airport now has direct flights to 185 destinations in 41 countries operated by 47 airlines.
Icelandair will become Dublin Airport’s 22nd new scheduled airline since 2010. The airlines commenced flying to Belfast this year. Icelandair has been in operation since 1937 and celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. The airline offers service to and from Iceland through its hub at Keflavik International Airport serving 20 destinations in North America and more than 25 destinations in Scandinavia, the UK, and Continental Europe.
Icelandair Chief Executive Birkir Holm Gudnason said “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.