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60 years since first passenger flight

By Iceland Review

Iceland celebrates 60 years of passenger air travel. Icelandair will celebrate the anniversary mainly in Scotland and Denmark. The DC 3 aircraft, Páll Sveinsson, left Iceland yesterday for its first flight in years. The aircraft flew from Reykjavík airport and will fly to Britain and Scandinavia. It will part take in an air show in Scotland. The DC3 flew its first international flight in 1970 when it flew from Iceland to Duxford, England.

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