Icelandair adds new flights

Flights from Glasgow and Manchester to Iceland are to rise for the autumn.

Icelandair is adding one flight a week to its schedule between September 14 and October 26, providing improved connections to transatlantic services from Reykjavik.

A new Tuesday service will run on a “triangle route” of Reykjavik–Manchester–Glasgow–Reykjavik to give five flights a week over the six week period.

Flights depart from Reykjavik at 08.00, arriving Manchester at 11.35. Flights depart Manchester at 12.25, arriving Glasgow at 13.30. Flights depart Glasgow at 14.20, arriving Reykjavik at 15.40.

The carrier than runs connecting services to Boston, Halifax, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Orlando, Seattle and Toronto.

UK and Ireland general manager Hjörvar Sæberg Högnason said: “This will provide our passengers with increased convenience and flexibility to travel to Iceland to take advantage of the favourable exchange rate, plus increase the options for connecting onwards to destinations like New York City, Boston, Seattle and more.”

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