Iceland Express low-cost airline and flight news

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August 1st, 2010

Iceland Express to launch Orlando flights experiment

The Iceland based low-cost airline Iceland Express are to experiment with flying from their base at Reykjavik to Orlando, Florida this winter. Following the success of the flights they have been operating this summer to Newark, they are going to operate weekly flights to Orlando this October. Watch this space.. or book now at

August 15th, 2009

Iceland Express to fly to Birmingham

Iceland Express have announced that they will operate flights between Birmingham and Reykjavik next summer. They will operate weekly flights on this route from 01 June 2010. Tickets can be booked now at

April 7th, 2008

Iceland Express to fly to London Gatwick

Iceland Express will begin flying five times per week from London (Gatwick) to Reykjavik, the Icelandic capital. They will begin flying on this route from 16 September 2008.

These flights are available to book now at

November 20th, 2007

Warsaw to Reykjavik from May 08

Iceland Express will begin flights from their Reykjavik base to Warsaw next year. They will fly weekly on this route from 15 May 2008, and flights are available to book now at

November 6th, 2007

Summer routes to Iceland

Iceland Express will operate additional summer flights to Icelandic destinations next year. These will include flights from Copenhagen to both Akureyri and Egilsstadir. They will also fly to Reykjavik from Stockholm (Arlanda) and Oslo (International).

All of these flights are scheduled to begin from 15 May 2008.

October 30th, 2007

2008 summer routes for Iceland Express

Iceland Express will operate five additional summer routes from the end of May 2008. They will fly from Reykjavik to Basel, Eindhoven, Frankfurt (Hahn), Gothenburg (Landvetter) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).

September 22nd, 2007

Iceland Express to fly to Barcelona

This winter, Iceland Express will launch an additional route between Iceland and Spain. They will begin flying twice per week from Reykjavik to Barcelona on 09 November 2007.

July 3rd, 2007

Iceland Express to fly to Luxembourg

Iceland Express have put flights on sale from their Reykjavik base to Luxembourg. They will fly twice per week on this route from 28 September 2007.

April 8th, 2007

Summer flights to Reykjavik

Iceland Express will operate a number of routes to their Reykjavik base this summer, as they did last year. These include three new routes from Stockholm (Arlanda), Gothenburg (Landvetter) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).

November 28th, 2006

Iceland Express to launch flights to Egilsstadir

Iceland Express will begin flying to the town of Egilsstadir in Eastern Iceland. From June 2007, they will operate a summer service between Copenhagen and Egilsstadir twice per week.

October 28th, 2006

Iceland Express to operate domestic flights

Iceland Express are expected to launch domestic flights within Iceland from Spring 2007. They will fly between their Reykjavik base and both Akureyri and Egilsstadir. Details are yet to be announced, but are expected shortly.

October 24th, 2006

Iceland Express launch summer flights to Reykjavik

Iceland Express will increase the number of flights they offer to their Reykjavik base from next summer. They will add six new routes to Reykjavik including flights from Bergen, Oslo (International), Paris (Orly), Basel, Eindhoven and Billund. Flights can be booked now for summer 2007.

June 14th, 2006

Autumn London – Akureyi service with Iceland Express

Iceland Express will operate flights between London (Stansted) and Akureyri – the second city in Iceland – during autumn. They will begin flying twice per week from 28 September 2006, and will operate for just 1 month.

February 5th, 2006

Iceland Express to launch flights to Akureyri

From 30 May 2006, Iceland Express will launch a twice-weekly flight from Copenhagen to Akureyri. This route currently appears to be for summer only.

Akureyri is the capital of northern Iceland, and according to Iceland Express the airport is within walking distance of the town centre. In their words, ‘from the airport on your own two feet, costs nothing and is good for you’.

October 18th, 2005

Expansion at Iceland Express

Iceland Express are due to begin flying to 5 new European destinations in mid-May 2006. This will more than double the number of routes currently operated from their Reykjavik base.

The new routes will be from Reykjavik to Stockholm (Arlanda), Gothenburg (Landvetter), Berlin (Schoenefeld), Alicante and Friedrichshafen.

September 8th, 2005

Major expansion at Iceland Express

The CEO of Iceland Express has announced that they will begin flying 6 new routes in Spring 2006. They will begin flying to Bergen, Stockholm (Arlanda), Gothenburg (Landvetter), Hamburg (Luebeck), Friedrichshafen and Berlin (Schoenefeld).

Flights will go on sale in October for these new routes.

March 14th, 2005

Sterling and Iceland Express to merge

It has come to light that Sterling is to be sold to Icelandic investors Fons Eignarhaldsfelag. They were previously major shareholders of Icelandair and currently own Iceland Express, the only low-cost carrier to fly to Iceland at the present time.

It seems likely that Iceland Express, which is considerably smaller than Sterling, will be merged into the Sterling operation.

February 3rd, 2005

Iceland Express launch new route to Frankfurt

Iceland Express have announced a temporary summer route expansion. On 17 May 2005 they will launch a 3-times weekly route from Reykjavik to Frankfurt (Hahn), which is due to fly until 17 September 2005.

Tickets for this route will be on sale this morning.

January 28th, 2005

Iceland Express increases summer frequency

From 21 May 2005, Iceland Express will increase the frequency of flights from Copenhagen (Kastrup) and London (Stansted) to Reykjavik to twice daily.

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