The airline easyJet, Britain’s largest airline, will fly to Iceland today for the first time. The flight will depart from Luton airport in London and land in Leifstöð, Keflavík, mbl.is reports. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />
Keflavík Airport. Photo, Copyright by the Icelandic Photo Agency.
The first plane will land at Keflavík airport at 8:40 am. Representatives of ISAVIA, the company which operates the airport, and the British ambassador Ian Whitting will receive the first flight.
easyJet will fly to Iceland three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Paul Simmons, easyJet’s UK Director, said in an interview with Breaking Travel News this morning that response to the UK-Iceland route have been very good. He said that it looks like Iceland will become one of the airline’s most popular destinations and therefore the decision was taken to fly to Iceland all the year round.