easyJet launches flights from Rome Fiumicino to Milan Linate in competition with Alitalia; inaugurates services from Edinburgh to Reykjavik, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Prague and Berlin Schönefeld.
easyJet connects Manchester to both Reykjavik and Venice; launches Marrakech, Sofia and Sharm El-Sheikh from London Stansted.
WOW air launches seasonal services from Reykjavik to Salzburg.
Iceland Express now flies from Reykjavik Keflavik Airport to Lithuania’s capital Vilnius.
Iceland Express now flies to Prague in the Czech Republic from its Reykjavik Keflavik Airport base.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Reykjavik Keflavik Airport in competition with Icelandair.
WOW air starts two new routes to Switzerland. Basel will be served weekly and Zurich twice-weekly during peak summer period.
Icelandic tourism benefiting from 2010′s volcanic eruption; Icelandair, Iceland Express and WOW air all expanding
Traffic at Iceland’s main airport at Keflavik grew 18% last year and last week saw the launch of a new local LCC. But which foreign carriers are also present in Iceland and which LCCs recently started serving the country for the first time? And what’s at the country’s other main airports which our Editor recently visited?
Norwegian’s first flights to Iceland and Ukraine mean it now serves over 85 destinations non-stop from its Oslo base, of which over 70 are international.
WOW air launches three new routes to Germany, plus destinations in France (Lyon), Lithuania (Kaunas), Poland (Warsaw) and Spain (Alicante).
Iceland Express joins germanwings and WOW air in connecting Iceland with Cologne/Bonn.