Icelandair Increases Flights and Announces New Destinations for 2007

Oct 12, 2006, 01:00 ET from Icelandair

    COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair will begin service to
 Bergen, Norway, with 3 flights a week and to Gothenburg, Sweden, with 2
 flights a week and offer 4 flights a week from Halifax, Canada, starting
 spring 2007. Icelandair will also increase the number of flights to Paris,
 Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Helsinki and include new afternoon flights from
 Boston and New York-JFK.
     "We are celebrating our 70th anniversary next year and part of that
 celebration is to offer our customers the largest flight schedule in the
 history of Icelandair," said Jon Karl Olafsson, Icelandair's CEO. "By
 offering this new service we are laying the ground work for an increase in
 the number of visitors to Iceland and beyond," he concluded.
     Icelandair currently offers evening flights from its US gateways in
 Baltimore/Washington, Boston, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and
 Orlando Sanford. Service from San Francisco will be discontinued. Reykjavik
 serves as the airline's hub in Iceland, with easy year-round connections to
 Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Oslo, Paris
 and Stockholm, and seasonal flights to Barcelona, Berlin, Helsinki, Madrid,
 Milan, Munich and Zurich.
     Icelandair will now offer 150 flights per week from Iceland. This will
 increase the current 2006 schedule by 17 percent.
     Icelandair reservations and information are available at (800) 223-5500
 and online at

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