REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Icelandair announced another bank of flights, expanding their current network and creating more choices for passengers planing a trip to and from North Europe and America.
The new bank of flights will be as well as the current Icelandair flight schedule and commence May, 2019. Even though second connection bank will be smaller, additional flights shall operate to major cities in Europe, including, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, and Zurich. THE UNITED STATES shall start to see the second bank option in Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, NY, Washington and toronto, DC.
The new bank will generate opportunities to enter new markets also, improve passenger increase and service flexibility in the network. With limited availability to include flights or increase passenger numbers at Keflavik Airport during peak hours, morning and afternoon in the, the next bank will depart when ample space at departure ramps and gates can be found. Combining flight banks may also enable connections requiring longer travel times and offer passengers more options to and from their final destination.
The new bank of fights from THE UNITED STATES will get to Iceland at approximately 09:30am with connections to Europe departing around 10:30am. Flights returning from Europe land in Keflavik around 6:30pm with departures to THE UNITED STATES at approximately 8:00pm.
“These changes have been around in preparation for quite a while and represent a fresh milestone in the Company&rsquo now;s growth for future years,” says Bogi Nils Bogason, Icelandair CEO. “The connections are increasingly being improved by us inside our current Route Network, while at the same time introducing a fresh product. Passengers could have either when they desire to travel now, with the choice of allowing additional time each morning for flights from Iceland to Europe and a complete day in Iceland before going to THE UNITED STATES. We have been also looking to correct the imbalance that the Route Network saw in 2018.”
The additional flights are from the ongoing renewal of Icelandair’s fleet, year because the company will undoubtedly be adding six new Boeing MAX aircraft early next, year as well as the three that arrived this.
“Our new and expanding fleet compliments these noticeable changes inside our Route Network. Optimal usage of our aircraft shall improve, as the constraints of Keflavik Airport will be relieved, improving our passenger experience aswell thereby. The ultimate flight schedule for 2019, including potential new destinations, year cancellations and frequency changes continues to be under review and you will be announced later this,” says Bogason.