Seasonal service to operate from May 20 to October 21
Icelandair will begin seasonal non-stop service to Portland, Oregon in the US close to the Canadian border and Vancouver, to Reykjavik beginning May 20 and October 21 next year. The new route will be its third gateway in the Pacific Northwest and 14th overall in the United States and Canada.
Icelandair’s 2015 route network will be the biggest in the airline’s history with flights to more than 20 destinations throughout Europe. There airline is stressing that the Portland area’s 2.3 million residents will gain access to one of the region’s fastest elapsed flying times to European destinations such as London, Copenhagen, Paris, Stockholm and Munich.
As with other North American destinations, Icelandair is offering the “exciting option” of booking a stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare for up to seven nights.
“The past six years have been very positive for Icelandair and we aim to continue on the same path in 2015,” said Birkir Hólm Gudnason, CEO of Icelandair.
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