Airlines launching more flights to Iceland

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 8:40 PM

Iceland is known for its natural attractions

Iceland is known for its natural attractions

Travellers will have greater access to Iceland next year, with both easyJet and new carrier WOW Air set to introduce more services to the country.

Both companies will be launching additional flights to Keflavik airport, the gateway to Reykjavik, from London in spring and summer 2012.

EasyJet will provide three weekly connections from London Luton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, with prices starting from £32.99 one way and £58.81 return.

The WOW Air service is due to commence on June 1st next year and will also provide three weekly links to Iceland from London Stansted on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with fares available from £53 one way.

Furthermore, the new airline will offer routes to Iceland from European cities including Alicante, Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen and Warsaw.

Sigga Groa, the Icelandic Tourist Board's UK and Ireland marketing manager, said: "We are delighted that easyJet and WOW Air are increasing accessibility to Iceland and hope that the additional flights will further increase our rising visitor numbers.

"We want to show visitors that they can come to Iceland for adventure, spas, culture, active sports and nightlife in just a short flight from home."

The country is famous for natural sights and attractions including waterfalls, geysers, volcanoes and glaciers.

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