Icelandair to launch Newark service

Service to supplement JFK flights from October 28



Icelandair has announced it will launch a scheduled service from Newark Liberty International Airport on October 28. The airline has served the New York City market for more than 60 years with flights to and from JFK and says it will continue to do so. The Newark flights will supplement the JFK service, operating four times a week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays).
Newark will be the 11th Icelandair gateway in North America and the 36th destination within the Icelandair global route network.
“These flights will support both our connecting flights across the Atlantic and the growing winter tourism industry in Iceland,” Birkir Holm Gudnason, CEO of Icelandair, said.
He added: “Our New York traffic has been growing during the winter months and we have increased our frequency up to ten flights per week. In fact, three days of the week we have two flights taking off within minutes of each other. With the addition of our Newark service we will be able to transfer some of this traffic to another airport that will provide our passengers with more choice, added flexibility and increased flight connection options.”
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