Icelandair Adds New Routes from Anchorage, Zurich and St. Petersburg
| María Reynisdóttir
Icelandair has announced a non-stop service from Anchorage (Alaska) and new routes to Iceland from Zurich (Switzerland) and St. Petersburg (Russia) from next year, 2013.
From its hub in Reykjavik, Icelandair offers non-stop connections to more than 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.
Flights to Anchorage will begin 15 May 2013 with non-stop seasonal service between Iceland and Anchorage twice a week through mid-September 2013.
Icelandair will also include more destinations to Europe with 2 flights a week to Zurich and 2 flights a week to St. Petersburg, Russia. Icelandair flights to St. Petersburg will begin 1 June 2013 with non-stop flights from Iceland twice a week through 17 September, 2013. Flights to Zurich, Switzerland will begin 1 June 2013 with non-stop flights from Iceland twice a week through 14 September, 2013.
"This year Icelandair celebrates 75 years of aviation and operates the strongest network in its history. By using Keflavik International Airport as our hub, Icelandair is able to afford passengers convenient and economical flights between North America and Europe. Flights from Alaska to Iceland are approximately 7 hours and offer three cabins of service, leather seats and personal in-flight entertainment centers for all passengers. In addition to opening up a new market for Icelandic tourism, travelers will now have a refreshing new option when flying from Alaska to Europe. Our new destinations of Zurich and St. Petersburg will further strengthen our network and continue to give our passengers the best options to Europe
,"said Birkir Holm Gudnason, CEO of Icelandair. Icelandair website.